You should appoint an executor or executors. The job of an executor is to carry out the instructions in the Will after you die. They also make sure that any accounts which are due are paid. You can appoint anybody as an executor whether or not they are beneficiaries under the Will, provided that they are people that you know and trust to carry out your wishes.

If you have children under 16 years of age, you should also state who their guardians will be if they are left without a parent.

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