What are commonly found assets of a decedent?

  • Cash and/or bank accounts
  • Savings accounts
  • Securities and annuities
  • Government bonds
  • Employee or retirement benefits, including IRAs
  • Real estate whether it is in state or out of state, although another probate may be required for out of state assets
  • Mineral interests
  • Life insurance
  • Motor vehicles or recreational vehicles such as RVs, boats, airplanes, golf carts
  • Personal property, which means household furnishings, jewelry, art work, collectibles
  • Business interests in a partnership, limited liability company, closely held corporate interests
  • Safety deposit box
  • Any trusts in which the decedent is a beneficiary
  • Unclaimed property