If the terms of a person’s Will has already be paid out and bank accounts closed, what happens if later funds arrive paid to deceased?

Will has already gone through probate. Property and money has already been paid to the beneficiaries and all bank accounts have been closed. Now funds come in paid to the deceased. Banks will not cash third party checks. What does the executor do?

Asked on June 28, 2012 under Estate Planning, Florida


david slater / david p.slater, esq.

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If the personal fiduciary has not been dicharged, he should open a new account, dseposit the check and pay it out.

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