Do you know what an Administrator of the Estate does? Administrator of the Estate is the person or institution appointed to collect, manage and distribute a decedent’s estate when there is no executor. An administrator is appointed when: 1. There is no will 2. There is a will but the will does not name an executor 3. There is a will and an executor is named but the executor has failed to serve This occurs when a will goes through the probate process. For more information visit us at: If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or contact us at 714-963-7543. Know someone who will find this useful? Share it!