A legal Checklist for Family Caregivers #3: Organize important papers

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A legal Checklist for Family Caregivers #3: Organize important papers

Most people don't realize how many legal documents they already have, or how many they will need for matters that arise. Important ones include:

 

  • birth certificate
  • marriage certificate
  • divorce decree
  • citizenship papers
  • death certificate of a spouse or parent
  • power(s) of attorney
  • deeds to property
  • deeds to cemetery plots
  • military discharge papers
  • insurance policies
  • pension benefits

Organize these documents into files that are easy to navigate.

 

Below you can find other legal checklist items for family caregivers:

 

A legal Checklist for Family Caregivers #1: Have the right documents

A legal Checklist for Family Caregivers #2: Make a family plan

A legal Checklist for Family Caregivers #4: Explore potential financial help

A legal Checklist for Family Caregivers #5: Look for tax breaks and life insurance deals

A legal Checklist for Family Caregivers #6: Think beyond your loved one

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