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Written by attorney Hallie L Zobel | Aug 20, 2018

Additional Steps to Take After Someone Dies

It is possible to prepare for this difficult time in advance. Beyond gathering necessary documents and publishing appropriate notices, here are a few additional tips.

  1. Secure the deceased's house. Change the locks immediately. You don't want your family picking through the home.

  2. Protect against identity theft.

  3. Look for a safe deposit box. If you are the Personal Representative or Beneficiary, you should have access.

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