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 (ĭg-zĕk′yə-tər, ĕk′sĭ-kyo͞o′tər)
1. Law A person who is appointed by a testator to execute the testator's will.
2. A person who carries out or performs something.

ex·ec′u·to′ri·al (-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
ex·ec′u·tor·ship′ n.
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On second thoughts, however, he gave way, partly because he was assured that the executorship would involve him in no trouble; partly because Mr.
As for fishing for testaments and executorships (as Tacitus saith of Seneca, testamenta et orbos tamquam indagine capi), it is yet worse; by how much men submit themselves to meaner persons, than in service.
Also exempted from reserves are Personal Trust (Testamentary Trust), Executorship, Guardianship, Life Insurance Trust, Pre-need Plans (institutional/individual, Personal Equity and Retirement Account or PERA, and Legislated and Quasi-Judicial Trust.
The account of the executorship of his mother's will describes him taking for himself a trunk of "old fashioned things rather rags, for ye use I intended of my playhouse" (Norton, "Account").
The specialists will offer Doha Bank customers tailor-made and bespoke solutions, such as estate planning, setting up private trusts, will writing and executorship services, the statement added.
- As an instrument an EPA is essentially a hybrid, namely a tool to protect the adult regulated in and provided by the adult protection law, but based on contract law and--in some aspects--also inspired by estate executorship. Thus it contains grey areas with regard to many technical issues (it is for example disputed as to whether an agent needs a special power to sell immoveable property or whether a general appointment for managing the principal's assets will suffice).
Executorship of an estate during administration provides one example...."); GOODE, supra note 186, at 72 n.13 (stating that when the liquidator receives money as a result of procuring performance on the company's contract this money does not fall into the after acquired property clause).