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Are All Relatives Required to Be Listed on an Affidavit of Heirship?

regarding an 'affidavit as to heirs'...must ALL children of deceased be listed? Sister-in-law wants my husband (her brother) to sign affidavit and it does NOT list the other two (adult) children. Her and her brother are on the mortgage note along with deceased dad. She says this will keep the estate from going to probate and disengage all current debt And this affidavit wil...

08/10/2011   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: Missouri   |   #25311

How Are Insurance Policy Proceeds Payable to the Estate Distributed?

My Mother has passed and there is a Trust. There are specific bank accounts listed as well as real property. I am the Trustee and the trust is very specific as to the division of the trust. Separate there is a life insurance policy that list the Estate of Helen Hill as the beneficiary not the trust. Because the life insurance is under the 100,000.00, can I submit a Small Es...

04/20/2011   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: California   |   #24681

Can Mineral Interests in Wyoming Pass With a Small Estate Heirship Affidavit?

Can mineral title be passed through an Affidavit of Death an Heirship if filed of recorded along with the death certificate?

03/10/2011   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: Wyoming   |   #24372

How Do I Collect Insurance Proceeeds After a Person Dies in Florida?

My wife's son (37) died in a car accident. He was not married and has a minor child. We paid for his funeral and submitted a claim with the car insurance company for funeral expenses covered by PIP. The tell us we need Executor paperwork. What is this? He had no will naming an executor and he had no assets.

03/02/2011   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: Florida   |   #24329

How Do I Collect Money From a Bank Account in After a Person Dies?

My mother died June 2010 and left only $5200 in a checking account - no other assets. Her bank will not release the money on a 'Small Estate Affidavit.' Is it true that I must have an estate set up?Also, I live in Arkansas, must I appear in person before the Register of Wills to get the affidavid?

02/23/2011   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #24281

How Do I Collect a Retirement Check in a Small Estate in Missouri?

Our Mother died. Left a will to divide everything betwwn 5 children equally. There is no estate to open. She has 1 retirement check comong for $515 from Boeing. They want a smallEstate Affidavt. The Form has a spot where I will put Distributee and then list I can list all 5 or can I just put my name and distribute since the amount is so small? There is no Real Estate or Pres. P...

01/28/2011   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: Missouri   |   #24101

How Can I Collect Money From My Deceased Mother's Bank Account in Wisconsin?

My mother recently passed away with no assets except for her checking account which is now frozen. I was the power of attorney, and my name is listed as able to access the checking account, but not as a joint holder. There is only $2000 in the account. Must I hire a lawyer to get the money out?

11/17/2010   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: Wisconsin   |   #23656

Heirship Affidavit to provide to an insurance co for collection of the insurance amount.

I just ordered a Heirship Affidacit to provide to an insurance co for collection of the insurance amount 4k. There is no money in the estate, no real property. My mom passed away 13 days after my dad and the insurance co is requiring a Small Estate Affidavit whereas my mom's life insurance only requested a notorized affidavit. Wouldn't an Heirship affidavit suffice in this i...

09/17/2010   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: Texas   |   #23193

How Do I Use a Small Estate Affidavit to Cash a Deceased's Check in Texas?

my husband passed away 2 years ago and did not leave a will. Blue cross blue shield is attempting to pay back a little over $500.00 that was spent on his insurance after his death. They say I need a small estate affidavit in order to change the name from his estate to my name o the check. Exactly which form do I need and do I have to take it to a court or just have it notarized...

06/26/2010   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: Texas   |   #22491

How Do I Collect Stock of My Deceased Father if the Certificate Has Been Lost?

Can I use a Small Estates Affadavit to meet the Stock Certificate Transfer Agent's law requirement for them to reissue a stock certificate in my deceased father's name? The stock value is approx. $990, and there are no other assets of my father that must be declared for probate? And if so, can that reissued stock then be deposited into my joint stock broker's account(my decea...

02/02/2010   |   Category: Wills and Es... » Small Estate...   |   State: California   |   #20745
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