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Steps to Take After a Loved One Dies

Author: William P. Dale

We, as lawyers, are often asked what steps survivors must take soon after the death of a family member or other person for whom they are responsible. Many of the decisions made in the first hours and days following a person’s death are personal. Sometimes, unfortunately, decisions must be made amid confusion and extreme grief. Some of the confusion can be avoided, if one takes steps in advance of death, to let his/her wishes be known. Continue reading