Estate Law Questions? Ask an Estate Lawyer.
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My condolences for your loss.
Is the estate in probate? Is the distribution of the assets being overseen by the court?
You may want to retain counsel. It is possible he could go to the bank with a small estate affidavit to ask that they release the account to him. So, you will want to straighten that out and confirm his intentions.
Hopefully he will do the right thing, but it is best to have a back up plan, just in case.
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