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What happens to the decedent’s checks?

Frequently Asked Question

• Checks payable to the decedent may be deposited up to ten days after date of death.
• If check is received after 10 days, the check will must be deposited to an estate account.
• Checks written by the decedent prior to death may clear the account up to ten days after date of death.
• Any checks received payable to the estate must be deposited to a separate Estate account.