Where To Scatter Your Loved One’s Ashes – Some Ideas And Considerations

By |2021-02-22T08:17:04+02:00February 18th, 2021|Blog, Cremations|

Scattering of cremation ashes is most widely-used as it is a simple exercise that can be done practically anywhere. Aside from cremations generally being a more cost-effective option than burials, an increasing number of people are choosing cremation over burial as religious acceptance grows and family traditions fall away. Another social factor for choosing [...]

Overcoming Guilt In A Time Of Grief

By |2021-01-20T15:57:39+02:00January 20th, 2021|Blog|

Several of our previous articles have provided some insight into coping with the death of a loved one. Grief is a long, unchartered journey, commonly filled with anger and guilt if the griever had a less-than loving relationship with the deceased. The hard truth is that not all relationships are loving. Many are filled [...]

Supporting A Loved One Through Their Grief During Holidays

By |2021-01-20T15:41:45+02:00January 20th, 2021|Blog|

Holidays can be a particularly painful time if you have lost a loved one recently. Bereavement is always hard, but especially during the first anniversaries of birthdays, holidays and other special occasions. Sonja Smith from Sonja Smith Funerals has some advice to offer if you find yourself in this situation. Grief Is Different For [...]

Loss And Grief In Lockdown – Providing Support From A Distance

By |2021-01-20T14:54:23+02:00January 20th, 2021|Blog|

Isolation and lockdown due to COVID have changed how people experience grief and handle bereavement. Social distancing makes it extremely difficult to offer much-needed comfort to friends and family who have lost a loved one. The inability to offer physical support in the form of a hug or a visit can cause an immense [...]

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 [...]

Coping with grief and finding closure during COVID-19

By |2020-07-17T14:52:35+02:00July 17th, 2020|Blog, Burials, Cremations|

A reasonable period of grief and a feeling of bereavement when someone close to you dies is, unfortunately, one of the most common and upsetting experiences to face. These feelings usually ease gradually over time as you learn to accept the loss of your loved one. However, some people are unable to move forward [...]

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