How do I handle an Estate?

The first steps that are taken after the death of a loved one are as follows:

  • Notify Family Members, Friends, Church, And Next Of Kin.
  • Meet With The Funeral Home To Make The Necessary Funeral Arrangements.
  • Locate The Will To Determine Who Is Listed As The Executor Of The Estate And Whether Any Funeral Instruc­tions Have Been Included In The Will Or Attached To The Will.
  • Locate And Secure Assets. Change The Lock On The House If Others Have Keys And Make Sure Neighbors Watch The House.
  • Contact The Attorney Who Drew Up The Will Or Find An Attorney If There Is No Will

Next, you will need to open the Probate Estate and go through the administration process. The steps of going through probate include the following:

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