My husband is the administrator of his deceased mothers estate which was granted by the Virginia courts. We are sueing for wrongful death in Oregon, do we have to have an estate open in Oregon as well? Or will the estate in virginia be sufficient? She sustained injuries in Oregon but died from them in Virginia.
You don't need to open an additional probate in this instance.
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No, the Virginia estate can sue in an Oregon court.
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You don't need an Oregon probate, but you will have to "domesticate" the estate with the Oregon court.