Preparing for the event of death: How to relieve the burden on your relatives
No one likes thinking about death. And no one likes preparing for death either. But to ease the burden on survivors, it makes sense to keep certain documents accessible and to make some arrangements.
What happens to internet accounts when you die?
Internet accounts are becoming an increasingly important part of our lives – but what happens to them afterwards? We will show you which precautions you can take with the ‘digital estate’ in order to handle it as smoothly as a ‘classic’ inheritance.
Do contracts end automatically in the event of death?
Contracts don’t just automatically end when a loved one passes away. So it is important to notify contractors and properly terminate contracts. In the event of death, there are special termination options in some cases.
Notify the bank and post office in the event of death
When a testator dies, you must report the death to all institutions and banks. The post office is also to be informed of the death. We recommend leaving a bank account open for settling the estate.
The loan agreement – what happens after death?
When we hear the word loan, we think of a bank loan. But money is also regularly lent within families or between friends. However, not many people think about what happens if the borrower dies. This could prove to be an expensive mistake.
Pet in the event of death
What happens to the testator’s pets when the testator passes away? In the event of death, succession is governed by law or by a disposition of property upon death (testament/inheritance contract). Third parties may be appointed as heirs or as legatees with assets. If several heirs wish to have a pet allocated to them, the […]