April 15, 2020
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The coronavirus (COVID-19), while not directly causing economic damage, has caused state and local governments to introduce shelter in place and lockdown orders, effectively stopping much commercial and economic activity. The side effect has been that many small and medium businesses have had to cut or furlough employees in order to stay solvent, creating massive unemployment and distress amongst individual workers and their families. The funeral industry is dominated by family-run small businesses and has not been immune.

April 7, 2020
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A living will (also known as a "healthcare proxy" or "advanced directive") is a legal document used to inform medical workers and doctors of your medical and health care decisions and preferred medical procedures and treatments during end-of-life conditions and life-threatening conditions. This document has no effect after your death.

February 15, 2020
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Most people are aware of maternity and paternity leave after they have children. Bereavement leave allows employees to take time off of work in order to go through the grieving process as well as deal with the process of both having a funeral or memorial service for the death of a loved one and settling their estate, as well as, taking care of other issues and circumstances that may arise in their family due to a death.

January 4, 2020
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A probate attorney (or probate lawyer) is a type of lawyer you specializes in probating a will. This type of attorney may also be called a family law attorney or an estate law or estate planning attorney, all of which will be able to assist family members of the deceased with the probating an of a will.

September 5, 2019
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Planning for a funeral or memorial service, whether for a loved one or planning for yourself, can be complicated. Before consulting with a funeral home, it is best to collect the information and documents necessary. This article aims to give an idea of the kinds of documents the average family will need to plan a funeral, however, keep in mind that every family's circumstances are different and may require different documentation.

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