Unfortunately, loss of a loved one can be accompanied by legal issues. In most cases, a death results in the management of the deceased’s estate. This is not necessarily a complicated issue, but it still requires some legal dealings. Legal issues simply compound the stress felt by those suffering grief of bereavement.
Estate management can be dealt with by the deceased prior to death. This often simplifies the process, however, in the case where the deceased did not pre-arrange the estate management, it can become a more complicated process to navigate.
Whether pre-arranged or not, there is a need to have an attorney manage the estate. Pre-arranged estate management with an attorney usually designates an executor.