Written by attorney Regina Kiperman

Opening a Safe Deposit Box After Death

Banks often seal safe deposit boxes following the death of an owner (or co-owner). Pursuant to SCPA 2003, an "interested party" (e.g., spouse, beneficiary, fiduciary) may access the box for certain purposes. Here's how:

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