Put this to a lawyer now, rather than after the fact.
Oregon Laws Regarding Executors of Estates
He is responsible for all the assets in the estate. He has a duty to promptly take possession of the assets, and he must protect them at all times.
...are you completely positive you don't want any item, worth money or not, from your parents?
are you completely positive you don't want any item, worth money or not, from your parents
When my parents die, as executor of the will, can I change the locks on my parents' house and bar my siblings from entry until the will is fully executed (will states everything is to be sold and divided evenly)? If I don't do this, my siblings will steal items from the house. If they break in (break locks on windows and doors and remove items) can they be charged with trespassing and/or theft? (I'm in Oregon).