If a car is repossessed for non-payment and then the person dies, is his estate still responsible? 2 Answers as of November 09, 2016

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Ashcraft & Ashcraft, Ltd. | Randall C. Romei
A creditor can file a claim against the estate. There is a procedure in probate to deal with such a claim against estate assets. The creditor would have to establish the debt and a deficiency after repossession of the auto.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 11/9/2016
Shimberg and Crohn, P.C. | Jonathan Shimberg
If an estate is opened the creditor has to file a claim. The death does not absolve the debt..
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 11/9/2016
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