Q: Had a good friend of over 20 years suddenly passed before we could discuss everything that needed to be done legally.
Was the contact and his emergency contact for him when in hospital. He was hospitalized since September 2019 & found out he had lung cancer as well as other GI problems. Went home on his birthday January 31st. He was getting stronger but I got sick and was unable to see him. Then I got busy with work when he suddenly got sick and was sent back to hospital. Never got to see him and fix anything legally. He told me that if anything should happen to him he wants me to get his money from bank to help me with what I need. I've been the main person the hospital and Dr had been calling. He suddenly passed on February 18th after they tried to revive him with no success. I've tried to find his family back east through Facebook, but no response. Funeral home has tried also. He hadn't seen them since 1994. I'm not working at the moment waiting on Medicaid. Need the money. Can I use it to help with my bills? Hopefully will be back to work
I am sorry but last wishes must be in writing, ether handwritten and signed or typed and witnessed.
Any assets that he left behind belong to his creditors and his family (even if they cannot be found). Eventually some asset search company will find this abandoned money and look for the heirs or it will go to the state.
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