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What does an executor of a will have to do after everything

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What does an executor of a will have to do after everything is finalise? Can a beneficiary have access to any money before this? Thank you.

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My name is ***** ***** am happy to assist you with your enquiry.

Could you please give me a little more information- have all the debts been paid?

When you refer to the beneficiary, do you mean the residuary beneficiary?

I look forward to hearing from you.


Customer: replied 3 years ago.

All debts have been paid just waiting for final shares to be sold and the money from sale of bungalow to be finalised. My brother wants to know if he can have some of his share now.

Thanks for your reply, and apologies for the delay.
Provided you are happy that all the debts have been paid, it is perfectly acceptable for you to make what is called an "interim distribution" to your brother. Please note that if there is more than 1 residuary beneficiary, then all beneficiaries are entitled to an interim distribution and it would be unfair for you to distribute monies to your brother alone, unless the other beneficiaries are happy to wait for their entitlement.
I hope this assists you and sets out the legal position.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you for your reply,found it very helpful.