Chipley, FL asked in Probate for Puerto Rico

Q: My mom died and 12 days later my father died, both in Puerto Rico. They both received Social Security.

The bank froze their account with $1300 in it. My siblings and I live in US. Is it worth the trouble and $ to go thru probate? That is all they had. No real estate.

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Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Santa Rosa Beach, FL

A: You might qualify for administration without probate but can’t say for sure without more info. If you have to hire an attorney the Cody of the attorney would like outweigh the value of the estate. Even if you figure out (on your own) how to do the probate your time is worth something per hour so just count the costs and decide your path.

Good luck,

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