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Susan A Atlas

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  • Why would family other than next of kin need a death certificate?

    A sibling of the deceased has requested copies of death certificates even though the deceased is survived by a spouse and several children. There are no other surviving immediate family members of the deceased (parents or sibs). Why would the si...

    Susan’s Answer

    Perhaps the sibling is named as a beneficiary, joint account holder or there are old bonds in both the decedent and sibling's names and the death certificate may be needed to claim or change ownership.

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