How can we cash or deposit the estate check? 2 Answers as of August 06, 2014

My brother died 5 years ago. He had a retirement account. He did not leave a beneficiary. The company paid $4,778.40 after taxes to the estate. His son is the only child and heir.

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Zitzmann Law, LLC | James Zitzmann
If you have not opened a succession proceeding for your brother, you will need to at this time. The process does not need to be complicated.
Answer Applies to: Louisiana
Replied: 8/6/2014
Attorney At Law | James G. Maguire
You should be able to handle this by affidavit, which would avoid court costs. An attorney can prepare the affidavits for you.
Answer Applies to: Louisiana
Replied: 8/5/2014
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