What is an Administrator?
An Administrator is an individual who volunteers to administer the estate of someone who has passed through probate.
We will file an Application for Letters Administration and Independent Administration as per the Texas Estates Code.
What is the difference between Administrator and Administratrix?
In Texas, many times we simply refer to someone who administers the estate as administrator. There is however a difference where a male is called an administrator and a female is called an administratrix.
Is Administrator and Executor the same?
Yes. Administrator and Executor are essentially the same thing. An executor is named in a Will while an administrator is not or there is not a will. In both instances, an executor and administrator is the individual who administers the estate.
What are Administators given in Probate to prove they are administrator?
An Administrator / Adminstratrix are issued Letters of Administration.
How do I become an Administrator / Adminstratrix?
If you wish to step forward and volunteer to administer an estate where you are not listed in a will as an executor or if there is not a will, and want to learn more as to what you need to do, contact us at the Oxner Legha Law Firm by either sending us an e-mail or giving us a call.