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When Someone Dies

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Chapter 1: As Death Approaches
• Who's in charge before the death?
• Does the person have an advance medical directive, also called a durable power of attorney for health care?
• If the person prepared an advance directive/durable power of attorney for health care...
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If you’re visiting this website, there’s a good chance someone you love has just died. Both of us have recently lost loved ones, and we’ve endured the grief that now consumes you. But this is not a book about grief or grieving. This is a succinct, step-by-step guide to all the practical things you must do after someone dies. Read more

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If paternity was never established between child and bio-father... while bio-father was alive......and no child support was asked for by the mother or for that matter, ever received ...and one day bio-father dies...can mother then ask for a paternity test via surviving siblings to determine paternity...to then ask for SS benefits for that surviving child.
This is a very complicated question, and one which I regret I cannot answer.  You need to speak to a family law attorney. Good luck.
Sister died while purchasing a vechicle,license became suppended on vechicle in which was in her name how do I go about changing plates( illinois)
You need to go to the Illinois DMV with her car registration and a death certificate and some evidence that you are her heir or executor and entitled to change registration. The last document can be satisfied with a simple affidavit in most states. Good luck.
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