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When someone close to you passes away, it can be difficult to know what to do. Whether you are planning a funeral service, buying flowers, expressing condolences, or just trying to figure out how to process grief, this library of articles will help you understand what to expect.

Obituary Writing Toolbox: Template and Samples

Get started with our free writing tools for obituaries of any length

Benefits of Online Memorials

Modernizing obituaries for a more lasting way to honor those who have passed

Helping Children Triumph Over Grief

How to support a child through the grief of losing a loved one, the healthy way

Caring for an Ailing Parent with Confidence

Tips for transitioning from child to caregiver

How to Express Your Condolences When Someone Dies

Show you care

How to Write an Obituary

Memorialize your loved one’s accomplishments and unique personality in 10 easy steps

Passing Assets to Your Heirs Without Probate and With Personal Liability Protection

Estate planning tips to make the most of your financial legacy

Steps to Take When Filing a Will

Start planning your final wishes today

What Are the Duties of an Estate Executor?

From taxes to childcare arrangements to court appearances, estate executors are responsible for representing the deceased's best interests.

Writing a Sympathy Note

The do's and don'ts of expressing condolences

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