After I’m Gone – Things To Think About Your Estate

By Paula Roybal Sánchez
Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Home Economist

Settling an estate can be difficult and time-consuming. If you have ever been in the position of trying to find all the papers and information needed at the time of death and for estate settlement, you know how much time and frustration can be involved. 

After I’m Gone – Things to think about your Estate is a program intended to provide you with information to make the process much easier. 

After I’m Gone – Things to think about your Estate, will be presented by Don Davidson, and will be held at noon Friday, Nov. 9 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, 1100 Bathtub Row, in Los Alamos. 

Don will share what he has learned going through the process of getting his affairs in order. 

Come learn what you can do to help your family handle your affairs upon your death. 

This free program is sponsored by the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service and the Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization. 

If you would like, join the seniors for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Suggested donation for seniors is $4.

At the time of a death, there are all kinds of immediate questions. Is there a Will and/or trust? Where are the Will and trust?

What kind of funeral service should there be? Where are the telephone numbers of relatives? Who else do we need to call? 

More questions arise as estate settlement proceeds.What bills need to be paid? Wasn’t there land in another state? 

Where are all the stock certificates? How do we divide some of the personal belongings? Who gets the china and silver candlesticks? 

Was there more than one life insurance policy? The list goes on and on …

For more information on this program, call Paula Roybal Sánchez at 662-2656.

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