Where to obtain Letters of Office to set up an estate account in a bank with myself as executive of my deceased wife's estate? 3 Answers as of December 05, 2016

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Law Offices of Robert H. Glorch | Jeffrey R. Gottlieb
Letters of Office are issued only after a probate estate is initiated, which requires filing a petition and some other documents.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 12/5/2016
Shimberg and Crohn, P.C. | Jonathan Shimberg
Yes, if you want letters of office an estate has to be opened. You may not need to do so. Talk to an attorney.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 12/5/2016
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Ashcraft & Ashcraft, Ltd. | Randall C. Romei
You must open a probate of your wife's estate to obtain a Letter of Office. A Letter of Office is a Court document that certifies your court appointment as the estate representative.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 12/5/2016
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