Remembering the Creditor at Death: Aligning Probate and NonProbate Transfers
Elaine Gagliardi
REMEMBERING THE CREDITOR AT DEATH:ALIGNING PROBATE AND NONPROBATETRANSFERSElaine H. Gagliardi* Editors’ Synopsis: As more people choose to avoid the cost and time involved with probate administration by using nonprobate transfers, creditors of decedents face increased procedural challenges and practicca difficulties in collecting debts. In this Article, the author proposes legislative reforms that would unify the creditor claims procedure for probate and nonprobate transfers when beneficiaries...