Los Angeles, CA asked in Probate for Hawaii

Q: How do you know if a deceased parent had a will, or life insurance?

Also a deceased parent estate, and assets, where to find this information.

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Kelly LaPrade
Kelly LaPrade
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Wailuku, HI
  • Licensed in Hawaii

A: You should check at local banks to find out if the decedent had a safe deposit box. Most banks will allow access for the purposes of looking for a Will. Look through the decedent’s files and mail.

If you do not have access you may need to contact a lawyer to determine if you can be appointed personal representative of the estate.

This is general information. Your specific circumstances may warrant a different decision.

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