A Surviving Spouse and Probate?

Answer When an individual dies, his assets may need to go through probate before distributing to any heirs. During the probate process, the surviving spouse has responsibilities and rights when it comes t... Read More »

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Does a surviving spouse get a military pension?

Compensation to surviving spouses of military personnel depends on death during military service or death after military service. A variety of benefits are offered and coordinated through the Depar... Read More »

IRA Surviving Spouse Rollover Rules?

Spousal rollover is a transfer of retirement fund assets to the spouse of the deceased. This transfer can be done in one of two ways: The retirement account remains intact and is renamed to reflect... Read More »

DIC Benefits for a Surviving Spouse of a Deceased Veteran?

Thousands of U.S. Armed Forces draftees and volunteers have served to protect the United States of America. In return for the sacrifices they have made, the U.S. is committed to taking care of the ... Read More »

Is a surviving spouse responsible for credit card debt in nevada?

In most states, a surviving spouse is not responsible for credit card debt in the name of the deceased, but Nevada is an exception. Nevada is one of eight community-property states. In a community-... Read More »