After the Funeral
After a death, there are many legal details to hammer out. While it is not legally necessary to get a lawyer, it is something you may wish to strongly consider. Simple estates can be handled by most individuals if they are willing to spend some time and energy. A lawyer will however; make sure all the ‘t’s are crossed and i’s are dotted”. The time following a death of a loved one is extremely emotional, and even the closest family will have disagreements over the most trivial matters.
Pugh Funeral Home can not give you legal advice, but we can and will help you with obtaining death certificates, filing insurance claims, applying for Veteran benefits, and notifying Social Security. As well as helping you find the offices to which you need to go.