Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, P.C.
2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817
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Thursday, August 25, 2016

NJSA 3B:5-5.1 Diligent Inquiry by Fiduciary to Find Heirs

3B:5-5.1 Diligent inquiry by fiduciary to find heirs.

1.If it appears to a fiduciary administering an intestate estate that there may be individuals whose names or addresses are unknown who may be entitled to participate in the distribution of the estate, the fiduciary shall make a diligent inquiry, under the circumstances, to identify and locate the individuals. The actions taken by a fiduciary shall be those that have some reasonable likelihood of finding the individuals and are reasonable in cost compared with the amount of the distribution involved.

L.2001,c.109,s.1; amended 2004, c.132, s.48.

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