Where there are multiple executors the will will most likely state how the commissions are divided. If it is not articulated in the will you can discuss this issue with the corporate executor and if you cannot come to an agreement hire an estate attorney to help you determine what your rights are in this specific situation. The answer to the question you ask is very fact specific based on the language contained in the will.
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It usually depends on how the will reads. In many cases, corporate trusteees demand that the language provides for themgetting their standard charge reduced by the fee the executor could reasonably claim. You should meet with an estates attorney in NJ to review the will and if silent the case law from NJ to see what is reasonable and customary in that state.
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Unless there is a direction to the contrary in the Will, the statutory commissions are increased by 1% for each additional Co-Executor. The fees are generally split equally. However, you should discuss the same with the Co-Executor since it may refuse to qualify/serve unless you reach a different understanding and that would hold up probate.
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