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Financial obligation when someone dies

An individual dies, debts they leave are settled of the ‘estate’ (cash and property they leave behind). You are just in charge of their debts in the event that you had a joint loan or contract or supplied that loan guarantee – you are not immediately responsible for a spouse’s, wife’s or civil partner’s debts.

The property

An individual’s property comprises of their money (including from insurance) and assets, home and possessions.

After somebody dies their estate is managed by several ‘executors’ – or an ‘administrator’ if there was clearlyn’t any might. It’s usually a general or friend and/or a solicitor.

In the event that property’s worth above a specific amount the executor or administrator will require unique authorization – called ‘probate’ or ‘letters of administration’ – to help you to manage the individual’s affairs. Read more »