Q: Does a person need to come to a bank in person to receive their benefit from a deceased parent's bank account?
My sister and I are beneficiaries to my father's savings bank accounts but my sister is unable to leave her house. If she cannot be there in person how will she be able to collect her portion?
A: One option for solving this problem is your sister could sign a power of attorney designating someone else to collect the account for her. An estate planning attorney can help her with this.
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