Will an original death certificate be accepted in lieu of a probated Will?

July 11th, 2018

It depends. Most financial institutions, government agencies, and pension plans will neither release information nor allow the executor to access accounts without a probated Will and an original death certificate.

In some circumstances where there is very little money involved, the underlying organization may accept the combination of an original death certificate, a notarized copy of […]

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