Asked in Probate
Should a claim against a will be paid from estate funds?
Are executor expenses tax deductible?
Asked in Property Taxes
Can the administrator of an estate be reimbursed for paying property taxes from their own funds?
You should check with the attorney who is handling the estate for the procedure in your particular jurisdiction. Generally, The administrator may file a claim against the estate and file the tax bill with proof of payment. They should be reimbursed from the estate before any proceeds or assets are distributed to the heirs. The issue should also be addressed in the final account for the estate.
Asked in Debt Collection, Probate, Debt Responsibility
Should i pay creditors that have filed against my father's estate from his bank accounts because their is no property?
Bank accounts are considered to be personal property and personal property is an asset of the estate. Creditors that file a claim against the estate are entitled to be paid from the assets of the decedent before any assets can be distributed to the heirs. They must be paid from any funds in a bank account owned by the decedent.