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What to do when your spouse dies decisions to make, legal & financial considerations, planning ahead by David L. Gibberman

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Published by Commerce Clearing House in Chicago, Ill. (4025 W. Peterson Ave., Chicago 60646) .
Written in English



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  • Decedents" estates -- United States -- Popular works.,
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Statementby David L. Gibberman.
LC ClassificationsKF753.Z9 G5 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. ;
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1778312M
LC Control Number92134379

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this information known to family members before the time comes. Take time with your spouse and family members to sit down and complete this personal information. It may save your survivors many hours of searching for legal and financial documents at some difficult time in the Size: 57KB. office will be listed under your state listing in the phone book if you live in an urban area. If not, your tax advisor can supply you with the proper address.) •Telephoning your spouse's employee benefits office with the following information: Your spouse's name - Your spouse's Social Security number - Date of your spouse's death.   What Not To Do When Your Spouse Dies. Following the death of a spouse, the pressure of settling personal, estate, and financial affairs can be very overwhelming. Sometimes this life-changing event can trigger irrational decisions on matters . Ask your children or others to help. Think about setting aside items like a special piece of clothing, watch, favorite book, or picture to give to your children or grandchildren as personal reminders of your spouse. Going Out After the Death of a Spouse. Having a social life on your own can be tough.

Your spouse is your partner in life, your best friend, your soul mate. Having all of that taken from you can leave you feeling lost and very alone. But you can and you will go on living after your spouse has passed. Here are 3 tips to help you grieve your loss and go on living after the death of your spouse. Call right away if there is an unexpected death in your home. The medical team will help you figure out the next steps. If the deceased was receiving hospice care, call the hospice. If a death is expected to happen soon, call your doctor or your hospice to discuss what to do when or if a death happens in your . She returned to the United States and entered private practice in counseling, combined with leading groups and workshops. After the death of her husband, Felber wrote two books about the grieving process, Grief Expressed When a Mate Dies and Finding Your Way after Your Spouse Dies. She currently lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina/5(). Steps to take Locate your spouse’s legal documents. • Will. • Trust documents. • Insurance policies. • Property deeds. • Automobile titles. If applicable: • Divorce settlement and child support orders from any previous marriage. • Military discharge papers. Obtain copies of the death .

  En español | When a Social Security beneficiary dies, his or her surviving spouse is eligible for survivor benefits. A surviving spouse can collect percent of the late spouse’s benefit if the survivor has reached full retirement age, but the amount will be lower if the deceased spouse claimed benefits before he or she reached full retirement age.   The easiest way to do this is to create a simple net worth statement. Basically, you just need to make two lists. First, list your assets—things like your home (the current market value), bank and investment accounts, and retirement savings. Next, list your debts—things like a mortgage or a car loan. Then subtract your debts from your assets. Ideas for a Life Alone After Your Husband Dies. These ideas for living alone after the death of a spouse are practical – and they won’t work for everyone. Nothing works for everyone! These are just suggestions that helped other widows cope with the loss of their husbands; they may not meet your needs, but I hope they help you feel less alone. In this warm and helpful book, Mildred Tengborn addresses the emotions and difficulties widows and widowers face as they look ahead to life without their spouses. She offers spiritual comfort and hope, guiding the reader through the phases of shock and disorganization to the reconstruction of a new of a spouse. When Your Spouse Dies () by Mildred TengbomISBN: