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Can a person who has witnessed a will still be an Executor,

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Can a person who has witnessed a will still be an Executor, providing he/she is not
a benefitery or married to one?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 1 year ago.

Can you explain your situation a little more?

Expert:  F E Smith replied 1 year ago.

There is no problem with an executor also being a witness to the will provided, as you have said, they are not beneficiaries or spouses of beneficiaries or now, civil partners.
Solicitors are regularly appointed as executors and also witness the will.
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