What are the rights of a POD of an account?

A friend 76 years old was declared incompetent and the state pima court gave temporary guardianship to a public fiduciary. She died the next day intestate and no relatives. I was on a POD account. Will I receive it or will they keep it as they had already obtained all her monies?

Asked on March 1, 2013 under Estate Planning, Missouri


Victor Waid / Law Office of Victor Waid

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

You need to take a certified death certificate to the bank and identification right away and make your claim to the proceeds or you may lose your right to the financial fiduciary.

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