Q: How long does an executor have to file with clerk of court in North Carolina
A: An executor named in a will may, at any time after the death of the testator, apply to the Clerk of the Superior Court in the county in which the testator died, to have the will admitted to probate.
However, if no executor applies to have the will proved within 60 days after the death of the testator, anyone
named in the will to inherit, or any other person interested in the estate, may apply,
upon 10 days' notice to the executor.
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