Q: Check made out to a person dated before their death, but not cashed before their death.
Florida - My mother had a check made out to her on 12/15/2021. The check was a lump sum payout from a pension benefit plan. She passed away on 12/22/21, prior to getting the check cashed. The back of the check says, "This benefit is payable only to the payee named on the reverse side of this instrument . In the event the payee is no longer living, this check must be returned uncashed." Can this check go into her estate?
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