What You Need to Know About Creditor's Rights in Your State
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What You Need to Know About Creditor's Rights in Your State

Creditors have a right to get paid after someone dies. Learn more about creditor's rights.
How to Handle a Small Estate in State
 
How Probate Works in State

In all states, creditors have a right to make a claim against a probate estate for money that is owed to them by the decedent. And creditors' claims have a priority over the beneficiaries' rights to distribution from the estate. 

Click on the state-specific article below to learn about what rights creditors have in your state, and how long they have to exercise those rights.


Jurisdictional relevance: There are versions of this article for each State.
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Learn about the resources available to you at the probate court in your county.

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