s the spouse responsible for medical bills after death of a spouse in Colorado?
Yes. The estate is responsible for all debts, including medical bills.
In Ohio is a husband for his wife's hospital bills and doctor bills?
Indirectly, the estate is responsible for the medical bills of the deceased. Only after they are resolved can the estate be closed and any remainder distributed to the spouse.
Unless the spouse signed any documents incurring liability for the deceased's medical bills, they are not responsible. The deceased's ESTATE is responsible for the medical bills, and all other obligations owed by the deceased at the time of their death.
His estate will be responsible. Indirectly, the wife will either have to pay it or get a smaller inheritance.
You don't pay medical bills if you're in the military. Healthcare is free for you and your family. If you die on Active Duty, your family gets death benefits and your SGLI (life insurance). You don't pay medical bills if you're in the military. Healthcare is free for you and your family. If you die on Active Duty, your family gets death benefits and your SGLI (life insurance).
The estate will be responsible. The spouse is going to pay indirectly as they cannot inherit until the bills are resolved.
Who is responsible for parents death for credit cards medical bills etc.
It can depend upon how the admission papers were worded or what kind of written agreement the family had with the medical caregivers, but as a GENERAL RULE, no. The deceased's 'estate' and any of its assets, becomes responsible AFTER the payment of any valid medical insurance that was in effect at the time of death is applied.
In general the estate will be responsible. The spouse will pay the bill indirectly, as they cannot inherit until they are resolved.
In Kentucky the estate will be responsible for the medical bills of the deceased. Only after they are resolved can the estate be closed and any remainder distributed.
Indirectly, he will be paying the debts. The estate has the responsibility to settle all debts, including medical bills, not the husband. Once that is done, then remainder can be distributed to the husband.
Well, not you personally. But your father's estate will have to settle the outstanding liabilities. If your family cannot agree on a executor, the court will appoint one. The executor's job is to see that all bills are paid prior to distribution of the estate to the heirs.
In Massachusetts it is the responsibility of the estate to pay the medical bills of the deceased. Only after they are resolved can the estate be closed and any remainder distributed.
No, they are only required to make decisions related to the person's health. Upon the death of the person the form becomes null and void.
In Oregon the estate will have responsibilty. The spouse indirectly will pay, as they cannot inherit until they are resolved.
Unless they have agreed to do so in a written document, there is no legal requirement. It would be different if they had been married.
The estate of the deceased is responsible for all debts after the person dies.
In New Jersey, and every other state, the estate is responsible for the medical bills. However, most hospitals require the insurance holder, normally the husband, to guarantee the costs. So indirectly, the spouse will pay because they will not inherit the money that went to pay the debt.
Unless he had insurance to cover bills in the case of his death, the creditors will be looking to the heirs of his estate to pay them. The issue will more than likely be presented by his creditors in the Probate court.
Only if the adult child signed an agreement to take such responsibility. If that is not the case, the medical bills will be included in the probate procedure and handled in accordance with state laws.
If the estate has no assets, then technically no one is responsible. If the hospital (or whoever the money is owed to) decides to sue, they'd be suing the estate, which has no money, which is just pointless. The family can pay for the medical bills, but I don't think it's necessary. If you are the Executor of an estate, you should probably meet with an attorney anyway. This is the reason to create an estate. It provides an opportunity to gather all the debts, pay off whatever the estate can pay off, and have the rest officially closed off so that the debtors don't keep bugging the family.
Her estate is responsible for her debts. That means any property she owned at the time of her death should be paid over to her creditors. If there is no estate then the creditors are out of luck.