What About The Rights Of Creditors And Collection Of Debts?

The probate division serves as a forum through which creditors of the deceased can protect their claims and seek payment. Also, the Personal Representative of the estate can pursue and collect payment of any debts that may have been owed to the deceased, as well as seek the recovery of property owned by the deceased which is in the possession of others.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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