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Do you want to be the executor?
Are you named in the will to receive anything?
Then you are under zero obligation to do so.. She can't order you to be executor...it is a voluntary position. So you can just say "no" and leave it at that. Then she will either have to do it herself or find someone else who will do so..
Nope, you can't be forced to take a job...that is called "indentured servitude" a.k.a. slavery.. So you can tell them to go pound sand because you don't want the job.
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As for the date, the presumption is that is was the same date as the will.
And with regard to the residency, that would have literally been up to him as to where he considered his residence if he was living somewhere and intended to stay..
If you wanted to contest the will, you could do so if he was heavily medicated during his last days and didn't know what he was signing. But will contests are expensive up front to hire an attorney to see if his doctors would testify that he was medically incompetent to sign a will..
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