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How do I set up an estate bank account decease person?

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How do I set up an estate bank account for a decease person? The person does not have a will
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  RayAnswers replied 1 year ago.
Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you tonight. You need a local lawyer to make application for probate and be appointed personal representative.Once you are appointed by the probate judge and sworn in they give you letters testamentary or letters of administration.These give you legl authority to set up accounts, access funds, pay claims, sell assets, pay taxes, etc. You will need an EIN number from here to put on th e account.It take place of the deceased's persons social security number on the account. You get that EIN number here Lawyer referral Texas courts do not allow you to represent the estate pro se you need a lawyer. Reference to that I appreciate the chance to help you tonight.Sorry for your loss here.Thanks again.
Expert:  RayAnswers replied 1 year ago.
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