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My Mother died without a will, but left me as sole beneficiary

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My Mother died without a will, but left me as sole beneficiary for her Life Insurance. How can I get her safety deposit box contents without going thru probate as we didn't file Probate or anything. (She owned no real property)
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Sam replied 8 years ago.



if there is not enough estate to probate, that is fine - you still need to go through the probate court to get your "letters of administration" this will designate you as the person with the authority to open the safe deposit box and take care of any other personal business that was left upon her death.


sorry about your loss

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Sam was awesome, and his response time was unbelievable!! Thanks so much! I will most definitely be back!! Thanks again!!!

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