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Handling Court-Ordered Accounts: Estates, Guardianships, Conservatorships & Bankruptcy

Oct 25 2:00 PM - Oct 25, 2022 3:30 PM
Oct 25, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Special care must be taken when setting up court-ordered accounts. Understanding who has authority and liability for each type of account is vital. Documentation and CIP can’t be left to chance. This webinar will detail the signature card requirements for each type of account so that you can get it right every time.

Learning Objectives

  • What an attorney-in-fact can and can’t do
  • How to add an attorney-in-fact to an account
  • Guardianships – court-ordered accounts and documentation
  • Setting up guardianships – the dos and don’ts
  • Estate accounts: Letters of Testamentary and Letters of Administration
  • Answers to common questions on how to set up and handle accounts at death
  • Executors, guardians, and other caregivers – authority, liability, and paperwork
  • Social Security representative payees and veteran accounts
  • Government benefit accounts signature card setup
  • CIP requirements on all fiduciary accounts

The federal government or a court has just named someone to legally act on behalf of an accountholder. Now what? What can these caregivers and fiduciaries do? What supporting paperwork must each bring? This program will review the setup, documentation, and legal issues involved in these high-risk accounts. Join us to learn how to style each type of account and get the signature card perfect every time.



Deborah L. Crawford, Gettechnical Inc. 

Deborah Crawford is the President of Gettechnical Inc., a Florida-based firm, specializing in the education of financial institutions across the nation. Her 30+ years of experience began at Hibernia National Bank in New Orleans. She graduated from Louisiana State University with both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Debbie specializes in the education of financial institution employees and officers in the areas of deposit account laws, new account documentation, insurance, complex compliance regulations, and IRAs. 




Your registration includes unlimited locations, making it easier to share and learn with remote staff.

Please note: You may share the link with others at your credit union, however the confirmation will be sent to one primary contact at your credit union. It will be up to the primary contact to share the material with others.

Additional Info

Event Type

On-Demand Webinar

Topics Covered

  • On-Demand Webinars
  • Operations
  • Member Service
  • Compliance