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Handling Deposit Accounts and Checks at Death

During this program, we will look at the checks and all the questions you get asked every day. Insurance checks, treasury checks and regular checks, what are you supposed to do and what can you do to help the account holder and his or her family.

OnDemand
Recorded Tuesday,
May 18th, 2021
Presented by Deborah Crawford
2 CAMS Credits
$279.00 or 1 Token

Includes: 30 Days OnDemand Playback, Presenter Materials and Handouts

  • Compliance
  • Deposit Accounts
  • Lending
  • Branch Manager
  • Deposit Operations Manager/Specialist
  • New Accounts Representative
  • Private Banker
  • Senior Management
  • Teller
  • Trainer

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When your account holder dies, there are usually many aspects of their life still outstanding.

During this program, we will look at the checks and all the questions you get asked every day. Insurance checks, treasury checks and regular checks, what are you supposed to do and what can you do to help the account holder and his or her family. What if there will be no official estate account? This program is a must for all who work the front line.

The Handling Deposit Accounts and Checks at Death has been approved for 2 CAMS credits. Credits are redeemable for Live attendance only. Users must connect to the streaming individually and enter their name and email for reporting purposes. Accreditation is valid for one year from the date of the event. To receive a certificate, email Streaming@OnCourseLearning.com.

Covered Topics

  • How many days after death can I pay checks my account holder wrote before death?
  • How to handle treasury checks after death
  • What happens to customer’s funds on social security representative payee accounts?
  • Who can negotiate a check made payable to the decedent?
  • What documentation do we need to prove someone can act for decedent?
  • Can the spouse endorse checks for decedent?
  • Who can negotiate checks “To the Family of John Doe”?
  • Many other questions you get asked daily at the death of an account holder
  • What is an estate? Who is an estate?
  • What if it is a small estate?
  • Can we write checks to funeral homes?
  • Can businesses deposit checks after death?

Who should attend

This webinar will benefit new accounts representatives, tellers, trainers, branch managers, personal bankers, deposit operations and branch administration personnel.

"Deb was very easy to listen to and very knowledgeable." -Cindy Spaulding, Vice President, 21st Century Bank


Deborah Crawford

Instructor Bio

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.


Credit Information

Handling Deposit Accounts and Checks at Death has been approved for 2 CAMS credits. Credits are redeemable for Live attendance only. Credit is for Live attendance only. Accreditation is valid for one year from the date of the event. For questions on certificates, please email support@oncourselearning.com.