Once an estate is out of probate, is there a time limit for paying heirs their share of the estate?

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Once an estate is out of probate, is there a time limit for paying heirs their share of the estate?

Asked on May 7, 2015 under Estate Planning, Pennsylvania

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M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

What do you mean by "out of probate?"  If the estate is closed then that means that the heirs have been disbursed their funds.  Please go and take a good look at the probate file to see what is going on and what happened.  The file is a public record.  Good luck.


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