Skip to content

Administrator on Estate Account

Answered by: 

On an Estate account can a person having a power of attorney from the administrator be added and conduct transactions?


An administrator or other personal representative of an estate is a court-appointed fiduciary. He or she can hire agents to perform specific services, but absolutely cannot delegate their overall responsibility to anyone else. If a second signatory is needed on the account for any reason, the court will appoint an additional personal representative.

If a personal representative is incapacitated and has an attorney-in-fact acting on his personal behalf, then the court will appoint a new personal representative.

First published on 03/24/2014

Filed under: 
Filed under compliance as: 

Banker Store View All

From training, policies, forms, and publications, to office products and occasional gifts, it’s available here:

Banker Store

hot right now

image description

Looking for effective, convenient training on a particular subject?

BOL Learning Connect offers more than 200 courses ON-DEMAND or on CD ROM from AML to Reg Z and every topic in between.

Search Topics