Q: what power do a executor over a will have
Executors have the power to fulfill the wishes of the grantor of the will. They have the power to pay all debts owed by the estate of the deceased, to collect money owed to the deceased on behalf of the estate, to pay all taxes, and to distribute all remaining assets after debts have been paid, to the beneficiaries, as instructed in the will.
They do not have power "over" a will. They have the power granted to them by the will and the law.
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