Estate Law Questions? Ask an Estate Lawyer.
If a credit card obligation, or tax obligation exist but are not known about at the time of filing for probate is there some way to do an electronic search to identify these matters before starting the probate process?
If we identify obligations, is it legal for us to pay obligations out of bank accounts before probate is completed?
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If we identify obligations, is it legal for us to pay obligations out of bank accounts of deceased party.