What is a Broker Confirmation Letter?
Maybe you know they had an investment portfolio, or maybe you're not sure, you can get the details with a Broker Confirmation Letter. The last thing you probably want is to drown in paperwork or miss out on an inheritance that's rightfully yours. Not everyone leaves a detailed will with information about investments so figuring that out might be completely left to you. Luckily, there's a reasonably easy way to find out what, if any, investments the deceased has. A Broker Confirmation Letter can help you find out details about investments.
When to use a Broker Confirmation Letter:
- You need to confirm a decedent's ownership of stocks, bonds, or other investments.
- You want to obtain the values of the investments in the account as of the decedent's date of death.
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is the Personal Representative for the above estate.
If a particular security is not traded in sufficient volume to provide this information, please provide your best estimate of the value for the security as of the date of death.
In addition, please indicate whether the Decedent owned this account, or any items in this account, jointly with another person. If the Decedent owned any cash accounts or interest in money market funds as of the date of death, please indicate the value of such accounts. Also, please show the amount of any accrued interest or dividends that had been earned by the Decedent as of the date of death, but had not yet been credited to the account.
Please provide relevant information regarding the manner in which the account assets can be transferred by the Personal Representative. Enclosed is a stamped, self-addressed envelope for your convenience.
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