Montgomery, TX asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Arkansas

Q: My husbands mother died in Arkansas in 2012 & we live in texas. How do we get named executor to get the life insurance

To take care of distribution among her other children? Is probate necessary?

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Terry Lynn Garrett

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  • Austin, TX

A: If the life insurance policy named a beneficiary, that beneficiary may only need a death certificate. If it named no beneficiary or named the estate, contact a probate lawyer in the county where she died or held real property and apply to probate her estate.

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