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No heir has personal liability for the debts of a decedent unless they they signed something agreeing to guaranty or otherwise be responsible for such debt.
The creditors only remedy is to file a claim for payment from estate assets through the probate court. If the assets are not sufficient then the creditors are just out of luck.
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