What is estate settlement?
Sometimes estate settlement is one of the hardest aspects of dealing with the death of a family member. This doesn’t have to be the case if proper preparation of all estate documents took place prior to the death. If you have the services of an experienced estate lawyer at your disposal, there can be even less worry and strife.
What is probate process?
- Identifying and inventorying the deceased’s personal and real property
- Having the property appraised
- Paying debts and taxes
- Distributing the remaining property as the will (or if there is no will, then state law) directs
What happens when there is no will?
All this can be avoided, if you take care of things ahead of time. When you leave documents that clearly state who you wish to get your property and cash after you die, you better support your survivors in coming to terms with your death without leaving them with a lot of unnecessary distress.
What is a power of attorney?
When faced with this situation, it’s best to turn to the experts in estate settlement.
What is an Advanced Directive?
Defined as “a written statement of a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment,” advance directives, when properly signed and witnessed, will provide guidance for medical and health care decisions in the event the individual becomes incompetent and can no longer make such decisions.
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Brampton Cremation & Visitation Centre is happy to recommend some scattering sites in the vicinity of our funeral homes for your family to use. Please do not hesitate to ask our staff should you have any questions.