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Are my children responsible for any debts that might be left after I die?

No: debt is not inherited.  One caveat: while debt is not personally inherited, liens, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 month ago

Are life insurance benefits part of an estate?

Life insurance proceeds pass directly to the named beneficiary as listed on the policy. …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 months ago

Am I allowed to keep cash found inside an item I inherited?

If the will specifically left her cash or money to another person or persons, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 5 months ago

Is a life insurance policy part of an estate?

Certain assets of a deceased are not part of their estate. Thing such as …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 11 months ago

inventory and certificate of value information.

I am so sorry for her loss.  When a person passes away their belongings …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago