Diamond Bar, CA asked in Probate for California

Q: How do i reject the claims against probate case and can i reject the medical claim ?

No other bill. OnlyMedical claim but its wrong and i want to reject it. Is that allowed or do they get paid whatever they want regardless? I feel if i say theyre wrong im only wasting my time. But its not fair. I am Administrator and this claim is wrong. What is process for this issue is there a form or do i write a letter and later how do i get the claim closed so i can end probate already bcuz theres no other bill to pay.

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Richard Samuel Price

Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Redlands, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You can ask for additional substantiation of the claim.

You can also reject the claim, but you need a reason for the rejection.

Rejecting the claim allows the creditor to sue on the claim.

Bill Sweeney

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Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If the claim is rejected, creditors may sue the estate to obtain payment, which can cause much delay and expense. Use DE-174.

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