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  • n. Plural form of executor.


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  • And we did this online so that the executors will be able to contact the online law firm and have access to our Living Will.

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  • Wyllard might still come back, while if he failed to do this an absence of another few months would entitle his executors to presume him dead.

    Hawtrey's Deputy

  • If Wyllard failed to return, an absence of another few months would entitle his executors to consider him dead.

    Masters of the Wheat-Lands

  • The probate duty paid by the executors was a large fortune in itself, and Ella was, as Mr. Ayrton had predicted she would be, one of the richest women in England.

    Phyllis of Philistia

  • The executors were the dean and the two archdeacons.

    Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln A Short Story of One of the Makers of Mediaeval England

  • But the two cases are related in the way they foreground important questions: Who has the authority to decide when or whether a text should be officially sanctioned under a deceased author's name -- the author, through his or her explicit instructions or tacit acquiescence, or his/her "executors," those in possession of the text in question?

    Writing and Publishing

  • Among others, it now includes U. S.citizens and residents with signature authority over a foreign account, such as executors or employees of a business; those with interests in foreign partnerships or controlled foreign corporations; beneficiaries and even potential beneficiaries of trusts, and investors in foreign-based Individual Retirement Accounts and pension plans.

    IRS Gets Tougher on Offshore Tax Evaders

  • This reference indicates that she possessed at least one fishing room at the time of her death, which had been granted to her by Governor Montagu, and that she had left the room to her daughter Hannah, presumably by a will that was probated, as her "executors," Hannah and William McDaniel, sold the property to William Carter in 1795.

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  • Under this instrument he nominated sixteen "executors," forming virtually a Council of

    England under the Tudors

  • "Miss Agnes, as one of the executors is a lady, and another is our venerable friend here, who has no inclination to attend to the settlement of Mr. Zane's estate, it will devolve upon me to examine the whole subject.

    Bohemian Days Three American Tales


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