Few life events are as difficult as losing a loved one. After you’ve dealt with the initial grief and loss comes the endless tasks to settle the estate. First gather information — wills, death certificates, list of assets, insurance papers and other important financial documents.
You may want to consult an attorney to help with the legal process to administer the estate. Don’t go through this alone; work with professionals to help you through the myriad of emotional and legal issues facing you in a difficult time. This might help: “Simple Guide to Assist After the Death of a Loved One.”