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I have requested my lump sum pension check and it will be mailed

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I have requested my lump sum pension check and it will be mailed to me on November 1. The check will be rolled over into an IRA and will be made out to the financial institution FBO myself. If I die between now and then, will my executor be able to deposit the check on behalf of my estate

Daniel :

Hello and thank you for the question. I am sorry to read of this dilemma.

Daniel :

The executor will do so

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the executor would have to open an estate account

Daniel :

and deposit it there

Daniel :

with the proceed passing to your heirs as you have directed in your will or trust.

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I wish you the best.

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Is the answer acceptable or may I clarify anything?

Customer:

The check will be made out to the financial institution. My estate is the beneficiary.d c Could it be deposited to my account or a different account at the same institutionn

Daniel :

The payee is you or the institution?

Daniel :

If you, the executor can deposit it into your estate account

Daniel :

if the bank for your benefit, the bank should do the same, but may want to wait for a court order directing that to happen, which simply means a brief delay

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I wish you the best.

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Is the answer acceptable?

Customer:

Answer is acceptable

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thank you.

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Have a nice evening

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