Q: I am probating my mother’s will. I have a short form designating me as executrix of her estate. My brother will receive
Part of her estate, but he doesn’t have a bank account. I’m uncomfortable sending him a substantial check. Do I have any legal recourse? Can I stipulate that the funds will be dispersed through direct deposit only? Thank you.
A: If you are uncomfortable sending him a check for a substantial amount, you can mail it USPS Certified Mail, return receipt, so he has to sign for it.
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