What Does Decedent or Deceased Mean In Estate Planning?

What Does Decedent or Deceased Mean In Estate Planning?

Someone who has died.

Example Of Decedent or Deceased In Regards To Estate Planning

The attorney for my dad’s estate kept telling me that I needed to find all the assets held in the name of the decedent.  I didn’t know what she was talking about until she explained that the decedent was my dad, the person who has died.

Kelley Scrocca, LLM
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