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My recently deceased sister left me some I bonds (40,000 face

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My recently deceased sister left me some I bonds (40,000 face value). Can I accesss these bonds as soon as I receive her death certificate, or do they have to go through probate?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 8 months ago.
if named as a beneficiary on the bond, you need not wait or go through probate. You simply produce the certificate and ID.
Expert:  Infolawyer replied 8 months ago.
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