Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in Florida

In Florida, when a person dies, is the widow or other family member responsible to pay for a hospital bill for the deceased?Thank you.

Asked on 10/08/13, 9:03 am

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As long as the widow or other family member did not sign a promissory note to pay the bill, they will not be responsible. Rather, the bill would be paid through the decedent's estate as part of the probate process.

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Answered on 10/08/13, 6:37 pm

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