If I live in PA, does the law require that my executor also lives in PA?

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Rachel Lea Hunter

Answered 8 months ago

No. See 20 Pa.C.S.A. ยง 3157 Nonresidents

The register shall have discretion to refuse letters of administration to any individual not a resident of this Commonwealth.

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That does not mean that a non-resident cannot serve. It just means its up to the register of will to decide.