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is it legal to open or rather change bank accts to prevent step son from freezing our accts when his dad passes and I won't be able to pay bills, the will states he gets nothing and he has no interest in his dad only his asset
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is it legal to open or rather change bank accts to prevent step son from freezing our accts when his dad passes and I won't be able to pay bills,

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Sure, as long as all the owners on the account agree to close down the account and move it to a new bank, then they can do whatever they want with their money.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
thank you so much, I just don't want to do anything that is wrong. thank you I appreciate your time.
Estate Lawyer: Barrister, Attorney replied 2 years ago

You are very welcome. And no worries, you are not doing anything improper or illegal by changing banks. Step Son has no legal right to information about your banking relationships unless you choose to share that with him.

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