November 4, 2015

Surrogate's Court: Eligibility Requirements for Executors/Administrators

In order to be eligible to serve as the Executor or Administrator of a deceased person's estate, you must meet the following requirements:

     1) be at least 18 years old; and

     2) be mentally competent; and

     3) generally speaking, a citizen of the United States; and

     4) not have been convicted of a felony; and

     5) not be a drug addict, drunkard, dishonest persons and/or imprudent; and

     6) not found by the Court to be ineligible for any other reason.