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.