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Post-Mortem Debt Collection

OnDemand Webinar (87 minutes)

As the American population ages it has led to the foreseeable increase in debt sale and collection following the death of a debtor. Populations over the age of 60 are the fastest growing sector of the bankruptcy market and knowing the rules and having a plan to deal with post mortem debt collection is becoming increasingly critical to anyone who deals with these clients. This OnDemand Webinar helps the persons responsible for assisting and advising spouses, children and relatives on an effective strategy for addressing debts of decedents. From probate to FDCPA considerations you must know your client’s rights.

Authors

Daniel S. Schleck, Mansfield, Tanick & Cohen, P.A.
Michael J. Sheridan, Mansfield, Tanick & Cohen, P.A.

Agenda

Obligation for Debts of Relatives in Probate

  • Joint Account Holder vs. Authorized User
  • Priority of Debts in Probate
  • Effect of a Will

Filing a Claim in Probate

  • Discovering Whether an Estate Has Been Opened

Medicaid (Or Medical Assistance) Claims

  • Basics of Medical Assistance Collection

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

  • Basics of FDCPA Claims
  • Federal Trade Commission and Post Mortem Debt Collection
  • Obligation for Debts of Spouse or Other Family Members in Bankruptcy

Negotiating Debt for Deceased Relatives