Review benefits and other compensation
Managing loss requires unavoidable expenses.
Additional money may become available to the surviving family and beneficiaries during Probate, but this process typically happens later, and will take time.
Important This is can be challenging when funds are needed sooner for ongoing living expenses, end-of-life care and Funeral and Memorial events. The steps in this section of the Guide can help to provide funds sooner.
Read More For more information about probate, the legal process that oversees distribution of a deceased person's assets, see the "Settle the Estate" section of the Guide.