Death is always a complicated process. Not only is there sadness and grieving, there can be confusion and legal complications. Even if you and your family anticipated a death, there are often unexpected things that come up and throw a wrench in the works.
You may feel an instinct to deal with the entire process as quickly as possible, but there are some decisions and actions that you should handle carefully in order to avoid creating future problems.
Here are five of the most commonly made mistakes when it comes to handling a death in the family.