Dearborn Heights, MI asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Michigan

Q: Best friend of 34 years passed away on 11/09/2021 I am beneficiary. How do I start to collect.??? Family blocked me

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Kenneth V Zichi
Kenneth V Zichi
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Fowlerville, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Beneficiary of what? If you are named as beneficiary you should be able directly with the financial institutions or probate court.

HOWEVER — without seeing the paperwork it is impossible to provide any really cogent advice and that really would be beyond the scope of a forum like this.

I urge you to consult with a local licensed probate attorney ASAP to review what you should be doing next. Don’t try to do this on your own — there are many pitfalls.

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