April 21, 2011
In continuing our series on the important steps to take after the death of a loved one, one of first things you must take care of is making sure your loved one’s home is safe from the threat of theft or vandalism.
This step is extremely important if the decedent was living by him or herself, but may also apply if the decedent left behind an elderly spouse who now feels uncomfortable living alone and needs further protection.
Here are some important things you should do if the house now sits empty:
These are just a few of the ways to properly secure a home after a loved one passes away. For more tips on how to legally close out the estate of a loved one, contact our Sacramento probate office by calling (916) 241-9661.