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What should I do FIRST if someone close to me has died?

It is important when a loved one passes away to immediately start collecting and preserving the information that will be necessary to handle the succession. This consists of information about the decedent such as: • the date of death • where decedent lived when he/she died • whether a valid will was executed before death • who the decedent’s heirs or legatees are • what property and liabilities did the decedent leave behind Start by collecting all of the decedent’s mail after death in order to obtain all of the bills and bank statements that are received. You should notify all banks and financial institutions that the person has passed away in order to protect against any unauthorized transa

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