New Video: “Debts After Death in Texas: Creditor Claims Against Estates 101”

Check out the video below in which Texas wills attorney Isaac Shutt answers this common question:

“Are surviving family members responsible for the debts of a deceased loved one?”

Ever wondered what happens to the debts of a person who has passed away? Isaac Shutt has the answer that can alleviate your concerns. In this video, Isaac clarifies the misconception that all debts are automatically erased after death, detailing how creditors can still assert their claims against the estate. Isaac also introduces us to a clever tool that executors can employ to mitigate creditor claims.

Check out this informative video below!


Debts After Death:  Creditor Claims against Estates 101

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