Yes, it is entirely permissible for an executor (personal
representative) of a will to also be a beneficiary in Florida. In
fact, this is quite common.
You will need to hire an attorney.
Probate Law in Florida:
..."Florida?s probate law requires most personal representatives to
employ an attorney, for two very important reasons: Florida has a rule
that unless the personal representative or an ?executor? is the only
beneficiary, it is necessary that he or she hires a licensed attorney
to assist in the probate administration. This helps alleviate
difficulty in a situation involving multiple people, where tensions
may run high, by adding a sort of middleman to the equation..."
What is an executor/ personal representative?
..."This is the person who will carry out your desires as is outlined
in your will. The executor/ personal representative will have numerous
duties under the probate code. In Florida, this person must be your
relative or a Florida resident..."
Can a beneficiary be an Executor?
..."A: There is no restriction on a beneficiary being an Executor and
in fact it is quite common, for example, for a spouse or mature child
to be a beneficiary under the Will and to be an Executor as well.
However a beneficiary should never be a witness to your Will..."
Executor of Florida estate
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