Yes. There are some limitation based on the total value of the estate, but if real property is involved, you need the finalization of probate. * Florida allows married couples to hold real estate as Tenancy By The Entirety. When the property is titled TBE it passes directly to the surving spouse and is not subject to probate proceure or creditor attachment if the deceased spouse is the sole debtor.
No - the surviving spouse is not liable for the deceased person's bills !
You have to apply to a court for probate on his estate.
The estate is responsible for all the debts of the deceased. Indirectly the spouse will have to pay them off from the estate before she can inherit.
YES, if you die, then the next of kin is responsible for your debt.
The wife is not directly responsible unless she is on the contract. Florida courts could rule that the spouse benefited from the debts and could be held responsible. The estate has to pay the debts before she can inherit anything.
no if they die the money they are owed will be taken out there bank account the remaning will be given out according to there will
In every state, the estate is responsible for the debts of the deceased. Only after they are resolved can the estate be closed any remainder distributed.
Surviving spouses in Colorado are entitled to property that was shared with the deceased partner, even if no will explicitly says so. The survivor also has the ability to be named as the personal representative of the estate.
In most cases all of the debts of the deceased are the responsibility of the estate. The estate has to clear them up before anyone else gets anything. Anyone that was also a co-signer on any of the agreements might also be responsible. Consult a probate attorney in your jurisdiction for help.
Only if they signed a contract or agreement to accept the responsibility. If not, the deceased's ESTATE becomes responsible for any debts.
IF by S.S. you are referring to social security the payments stop when the person is deceased. Surviving children and spouses are entitled to payments depending on the age and circumstances
New Hampshire recognizes common law marriage for purposes of probate only. In other words, they recognize a common law marriage at the time of the spouses death to ensure the surviving spouse can receive the inheritance with no issues.
As in all states, Missouri requires the estate to be responsible for all the debts of the deceased. That means before the estate can be settled, all debts have to be cleared. If there is not enough in the estate to cover them, there are some people who will not get paid.
Are spouses responsible for a deceased husbands commercial bank loan with several co-signers?
Unless the surviving spouse specifically signed an obligation for the deceased spouse's medical care, probably not. BOB... I think you're wrong. Check the Necessaries Doctrine for the state you live in. Almost always the surviving spouse is responsible for medical debts incurredso long as you were both still married at the time of death. I suggest you contact an attorney that deals in this kind of law so you know your rights.
If the spouse passed away after the parents, typically the living spouse will get the rights. If the spouse died first, it could be a different outcome. Part of it may depend on how the parent's will was written. You will need to consult a probate attorney on this one!
The estate is responsible for any bills. But the assumption is that the wife inherits the husband's assets. One way or another, the spouse ends up paying the debt. The spouse has some right in all real property owned by the husband. If the assets are not enough to cover the debt, the real property may have a lien placed against it to cover those debts.
In most cases the debts of the deceased are the responsibility of the estate. Anyone that was also a co-signer on any of the agreements might also be responsible. Consult a probate attorney in your jurisdiction for help.
Sure, why not?
That depends on how the property was titled. If the spouses owned as joint tenants with the right of survivorship or tenants by the entirety (as most married couples do) then you have no claim whatsoever. In that case, the property automatically passed to the surviving spouse. If it happens the property was owned as tenants in common then you may acquire an interest in your deceased parent's half along with the surviving spouse providing the parent didn't leave the property to their surviving spouse by will. First check the tenancy on their deed.
Oregon is not a community property state. Therefore the surviving spouse is only responsible for the deceased spouse's medical bills if he or she entered into a financial agreement with the attending hospital and/or physicians or other such agencies.
Goes into probate & courts determine disposition.
yes usually the spouse is