Webinar details what to do when a member dies

on "June 12, 2020 2:24 pm"

Learn about checks, IRAs, deposit ownership, trusts, UTMA, affidavits of heirship, and other complex issues that can occur when a member is deceased.

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10 Lessons Learned When Your Member Dies
Thursday, July 9, 2020
5:00 am - 6:30 am HST (Recorded version available)

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When your deposit member dies, many issues and questions arise. Who can have information on the account? Who owns the account? What has access to the account? What happens with powers of attorney and authorized signers on account? Can the spouse of the sole proprietor continue to access the account? What about that last tax refund check? Is the account still insured? Can a check be written to a funeral home? What about the checks coming in to pay funeral expenses? Learn about checks, IRAs, deposit ownership, trusts, UTMA, affidavits of heirship and other complex issues that can occur when a member is deceased.

Covered Topics

  • Probate versus non-probate transfers
  • When does the will govern and when does the signature card?
  • What by passes a will? PODs, IRAs, JTWROS?
  • Living trusts and successor trustees
  • When do we know that a member is deceased?
  • When can we use small estate affidavits?
  • What happens to powers of attorney, authorized signers, etc. How are IRAs, HSAs and UTMAs affected?
  • Do sole proprietorships cease at death?
  • NCUA insurance issues

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is designed for member service representatives, branch administration, branch managers, tellers, training and development staff, compliance personnel and anyone who handles member accounts.

About The Presenter

Deborah Crawford is the President of Gettechnical Inc., a Virginia based training company. She specializes in the deposit side of the financial institution and is an instructor on IRAs, BSA, Deposit Regulations and opening account procedures. She was formerly with Hibernia National Bank (now Capital One) and has bachelor's and master's degrees from Louisiana State University. She has 30+ years of combined teaching and banking experience.