A Dead Person Owed You Money. Are You Screwed?

A Dead Person Owed You Money. Are You Screwed? | Tom Sciacca

{Read in 4 minutes} Every now and then someone will come into my office who has spent a significant amount of money on behalf of a person who is now deceased. Perhaps this person paid for the funeral expenses, or maybe they made a loan to the deceased during his lifetime and he did not survive long enough to pay it back (hopefully the person sitting in my office is not a loan shark who’s the reason that the debtor is deceased – that would probably take a different kind of attorney!). What rights do these people have and what steps should they take to enforce these rights?

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