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  • Cheque written to personal representives of deceased

    My friends common law partner of twenty five years has passed away leaving no will, a letter with a cheque from his late fathers estate has just arrived in the post from her deceased partners share, the solicitors addressed the letter to my friend, with a Cheque from his estate which is written out to the Personal representative of the deceased her partner,but she is not the legal representative, can she take this Cheque to her bank and deposit into her account or is that illegal, what should she do.
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    Re: Cheque written to personal representives of deceased

    Hi and welcome
    Sorry to hear of your friend's loss.
    The cheque must not be deposited in your friend's account.
    It is not payable to her, but to the person dealing with her late partner's estate, to whom it should be given.

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      Re: Cheque written to personal representives of deceased

      Thank you much appreciated
      Originally posted by des8 View Post
      Hi and welcome
      Sorry to hear of your friend's loss.
      The cheque must not be deposited in your friend's account.
      It is not payable to her, but to the person dealing with her late partner's estate, to whom it should be given.

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