Hi folks, unfortunately my father passed suddenly last year, he had a esb credit union account, no will. I dealt with all his affairs as his son and his next of kin. My parents divorced 20years ago and had never spoken since this. Basically I sent in all the information required by the esb, death cert, overpayment of his pension, funeral instructions for the undertaker as dad was was entitled to a death benefit grant. Dad never changed mum as the nominated person on his account from the date he set it up before their divorce. The esb dealt with me for everything as i explained our situation to them. Then at the very end the final letter and closure of his account -shares went to mum. Now my mum will not hand over any money or final letter as she feels dad left all to her. The esb have told me they can only discuss the closure with the nominated person on his account. I'm at a loss with all this , looking for closure on my father's affairs and a disbelief - strained relationship with my mum. Can anyone help or advise.