If you’re wondering whether you’re either a joint owner or a beneficiary on a bank account, you will need to contact the bank.
Contract of Deposit
The ownership of an account and the designation of a pay-on-death beneficiary are set forth in the Contract of Deposit with the bank.
All accounts are opened with a Contract of Deposit. If you are the owner of an account, you are entitled to obtain a copy of it from the bank.
Attorney at Law
Blado Kiger Bolan, Tacoma, Wash.