I did get there to find out. The box was in two names, the other person is now deceased, but the box was set up either or could get into the box without the other.
Now they are asking for a death certificate which I already gave three times after she died for our other joint accounts. They not only want a death certicate they want something from they the city about a will. She did not have a will, but our accounts were set up that she could get anything out of the accounts without me , and vice a versa.
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