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Planning Your First Holiday As A Widow Or Widower

By |2020-11-25T13:20:28+02:00November 23rd, 2020|Blog|

It's that time of year again, when people are filled with cheer, shops are selling decorations, Christmas carols are sailing over the airwaves, and festive lights are everywhere. But, if you have been recently widowed, these festivities may all seem somewhat perverse and insensitive, which is perfectly normal. A holiday season can be overwhelming [...]

When To Remove Your Wedding Ring After Your Spouse Has Died

By |2020-11-23T08:21:41+02:00November 23rd, 2020|Blog|

The loss of your spouse, the person with whom you chose to spend the rest of your life, is possibly one of the most daunting experiences. A challenging decision that arises soon after your spouse's funeral has passed and life has settled down to some form of semi-normality, is what to do with your [...]

Death of a Loved One – A Tornado of Firsts

By |2020-10-27T08:42:27+02:00October 27th, 2020|Blog|

Getting through the year of firsts after a loved one has passed is a painful journey and one which we all dread. You know that you are going to have to face birthdays, holidays and other anniversaries for the first time without your loved one, and the thought of it makes your heart feel [...]

Death and Finances – The Family Finance Talk You Must Have

By |2020-10-23T10:30:17+02:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog|

Personal finances, politics, religion and death. These are all challenging topics for discussion, but it appears that people would prefer to talk to their family about their death rather than their personal finances. However, at some point, both death and finances need to be brought into the same discussion when planning for your family’s [...]

Dealing with the death of a loved one is painful and challenging in different ways for different people

By |2020-09-21T13:10:43+02:00September 21st, 2020|Blog|

We at AED Attorneys are a Family who have compassion for our clients, and we are a dedicated team that would like to guide and assist you and your family during this difficult time. AED Attorneys understand that dealing with your loved one’s affairs may be complicated and confusing to you. At AED Attorneys, we render [...]

Five events that negatively affect your estate when you pass away without a will

By |2020-10-28T15:35:05+02:00September 21st, 2020|Blog|

In our previous blog, we asked the question how do I know if my will is valid? Another immensely popular question we receive regularly is what happens if I do not have a valid will or I pass without a valid will which ties into our previous blog. When one considers the process, you [...]

The value of appointing a professional executor to finalise your estate

By |2020-09-21T09:04:58+02:00September 21st, 2020|Blog|

The importance of having a valid will and nominating an appropriate person as the executor of your estate cannot be emphasised enough. A testator may nominate any natural person, including a spouse or a child, but should not underestimate the complexity of the process and the pressure and responsibility it places on someone who [...]

Clearing Out A Parent’s Home After Their Death – The Practical And Emotional Aspects

By |2020-09-16T13:18:12+02:00September 15th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

Clearing out your parent’s home after their death is both emotionally and physically taxing. Within a short space of time, you are required to consolidate a very dear person’s life, while grief is still deeply rooted in your heart. Memories will intrude as you walk from room to room in their home and see [...]

How To Decide On A Burial Or A Cremation

By |2020-09-07T14:22:11+02:00September 7th, 2020|Blog, Burials, Cremations|

The choice between a burial and a cremation is a very personal one and should ideally be decided on and communicated to your loved ones before your passing. This can be a difficult decision, as it needs to take into consideration your and your family’s personal and religious beliefs, as well as financial situation. [...]

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