Non-investing personal finance issues including insurance, credit, real estate, taxes, employment and legal issues such as trusts and wills
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If there is more than $100,000 redemption value in EE bonds with only one owner and no beneficiary on them, then it is required that a court administer the estate. There is no will and there are no debts owed and there would be no estate taxes. Intestate law would split it up between us 4 kids. We all get along and expect no issues. I would be the personal representative. Would this be costly to probate? Lengthy? Who decides how the bonds are split up? Does the judge? Or does the court hire a lawyer or CPA? Can this be done myself without an attorney? State Of North Dakota Thanks for any help.