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Are adult children responsible for paying deceased parents real estate taxes?

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No, the estate is responsible for the medical bills of the deceased. Only after they are resolved can the estate be closed any remainder distributed.

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No, but usually the Estate will have to pay them before passing on any inheritance to the children.

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