Miami, FL asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Puerto Rico

Q: My Mother passed & we found out she has a few thousand in her bank acct. What is needed from the siblings to close acct?

Is there a process for closing the account and distributing the funds? The bank said a letter is needed from siblings. We want to use the money to fix my moms house.

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Jose M. Rivera Santos, Esq.
Jose M. Rivera Santos, Esq.
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Ponce, PR
  • Licensed in Puerto Rico

A: Greetings

Yes, there is a court process that will help on distributing the funds, bonds, stock or property any property that belong to your late mother. This will allow you and your siblings to release the funds from the bank. If you have any other questions please feel free to contact me or my firm directly. We'll be glad to be at your service.

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