Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
A personal representative is someone who handles legal affairs for another. Consumers most often encounter — or become — a personal representative after someone has died. The duties of a personal representative include settling debt, such as credit card debt, guided by state and federal laws. In some jurisdictions, a personal representative is called an executor.
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