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Meaningful with larger fortune or also real estate possession can be the writing of a testament - for security security notarized. Also, powers of attorney at the bank help the appropriate person in the transaction, if the person concerned can no longer do these transactions themselves. Not only illness, but also an accident can lead to another person having to take care of the finances.
When it comes to the funeral, some families cannot afford them. In such a case, a social burial application can be made. The cost of a funeral are taken over by the social services competent for the place of death under certain circumstances.
Questions and answers
If the money is not enough, who will assume the maintenance costs?
The pension or the care allowance to cover the costs of care are not sufficient, the Social Welfare Office for this can arise under certain circumstances. However, this sum is reclaimed by the debtor members. The dependent persons include relatives in a straight line to the infirm – exceptions are possible.
Application for funeral costs
Some families can't afford a burial, and under certain conditions, the competent social services pays.
Freistaat Sachsen (Federal state of Saxony) - www.amt24.sachsen.de