This book gives practical advice on the duties and responsibilities of the personal representatives appointed to carrying out the provisions of a Will. It discusses such questions as why appoint an executor in the first place and what are the executor's duties prior to proof of the Will? Other aspects covered include proving the Will, payment of inheritance tax, distribution of the estate and paying out assets and collecting debts. There are specimen precedents, examples of accounts and other useful information. The text is designed for solicitors, articled clerks, legal executives, accountants, bankers and Citizens Advice Bureaux.