• The Public Administrator must conduct an investigation of the decedent’s residence, safe deposit boxes, and storage facilities, to search for names of heirs, assets and important documents which can help to find and secure other assets.
  • The Public Administrator must protect the assets of the decedent from waste, loss, or theft, for the benefit of the legal heirs and creditors.
  • The PA must also make burial arrangements when no relative is available to do so