What Happens When You Are Named The Executor of a Will
If you are named as an executor for someone's will you should consider it an honor. That person believes that you have the ability to settle debts, distribute assets and complete all the tasks necessary to close out their estate.
Even though you are not required to accept this position, most executors feel compelled to comply with the wishes of their dear friend or family member.
Read more about the role of an executor here.