What To Do After a Loved One Dies

What To Do After a Loved One Dies

If you've been appointed an executor of a loved one's estate, or a successor trustee, and that person dies, your grief – not to mention your to-do list, including tasks ranging from planning the funeral, coordinating relatives coming in from out of town and (eventually) meeting with a trust administration or probate lawyer – can be quite overwhelming. First and foremost, take care of yourself during this emotional time. 

An Introduction to Living Wills

An Introduction to Living Wills

A Living Will, also known as an Advanced Health Care Directive, is a written document that specifies what actions should be taken with regard to health issues if and when a person is unable to make those decisions due to illness or incapacity.  The document provides caregivers and health care providers detailed instructions with regard to medical treatment for various ailments.