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.