"Empathetic" Debt Collectors Want You To Pay The Debts Of The Dead

"Empathetic" Debt Collectors Want You To Pay The Debts Of The Dead

Who is responsible when dead people owe money? The New York Times says that the law varies but, “generally survivors are not required to pay a dead relative’s bills from their own assets.” That doesn’t mean they’re going to tell you that when they come calling about an unpaid bill.