Covington, GA asked in Probate for Georgia

Q: My husband passed with no will and i am not on his bank account what do i need to do? My stimulus went to that acct and

My husband passed with no will and i am not on his bank account what do i need to do? My stimulus went to that acct and his last check the bank will not let me do anything with because it is to estate of

My name is Rebekah. I am not sure who to contact regarding my late husbands i guess estate. My husband passed on halloween. Me and him were in the middle of seperating but still legally married. So i was not on his bank account when he passed. His job sent me his last check to the estate of and my bank will not do anything about it due me not being executer of estate and now my stimulus got deposited to his bank acct which is on hold due to him passing. The estates department with the bank originally said i just needed an affidavit but now they are saying they need a court order. They told me to contact my local court to find out what i need. The court says they can not tell me what to do that i need to get an attorney.

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Zainab Major Brown
Zainab Major Brown
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  • Probate Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA

A: I send condolences. You should contact a probate attorney in Georgia for a consultation.

The probate lawyer you hire will help you navigate the probate court process to obtain the authority you need.

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