You are responsible for taking charge of the property, money and belongings. You will be held personally and financially responsible if the estate suffers any loss.
You will have to find out what the assets are and where they are kept. You also have to get final figures for debts.
You will use the estate’s assets to pay off any debts, taxes, funeral costs and other estate administration costs. Finally, you will have to make sure that the people who inherit items receive the right amount or money or the right assets.