The following is a guide to how to write a condolent letter to your loved one.
If you need help to do this, call the number on the back of your condolence card or write to the nearest post office.
The letter is valid for 14 days and can be used for up to 15 days.
The following are the letters that can be written to your family: A condolence note A reminder to keep in mind Your condolences and our sympathies Our condolences and thoughts for your loved ones Your family has been bereaved of a loved-one who has died A personal reminder to remember your own loved ones and the ones you know We are deeply saddened by this loss, and we ask that you respect this loss with a heartfelt letter.
The words and symbols on your condolent card must be: the letter of condolence, which can be handwritten or signed, or, if you prefer, typed.
The letters are valid for up the 14 days the card is in use.
You can also write letters in either the following styles: – a simple and straightforward handwritten letter, such as a short personal note; – a longer handwritten note, for example a written message that expresses your deepest sadness and expresses your sincere sympathy; or .
a letter that can have special meaning for the person you are writing to.
The style of a condolention letter depends on the circumstances.
The person who is being condolented must be at least 21 years old and not be living at home.
The deceased person must be a resident of Italy, a national of Italy or of the Republic of Italy.
A letter that expresses the person’s wish to remain in the family home, or to continue living in the home, must be addressed to: the person who died, or the person whose name appears on the card, or the person at the address, if it is not clear.
It should contain the following: – the name of the deceased person, including the surname and the date of birth of the person.
– any names of children or grandchildren of the victim.
– the names of the grandparents of the alleged deceased person.
The funeral must be on or before the day on which the person died.
A funeral procession or a funeral service, or a memorial service, can be held at the place where the person was killed, but it cannot take place on the same day as the burial.
The written message can also be addressed at the funeral or at the grave.
You may send the condolence to the address of the cemetery, or you can mail the condolent to: The deceased’s mother, mother-in-law or grandparents.
A personal message for the deceased’s parents, grandparents, brothers or sisters.
If you send a condolental to the person to whom the letter was addressed, the written message should also contain: a list of all the reasons why the person is responsible for this loss; a description of the funeral or memorial service for the relatives of the dead person; a short statement that explains the circumstances surrounding the death; and a photograph of the memorial service.
It can also include a copy of the written note.
You must send the letter with a receipt, signed by the person in question.
You are not obliged to pay for a condolential letter if it has been given by the deceased.
If the letter is not delivered within 14 days after you send it, you must make a payment of up to 2,000 euros (around €2,000).
This payment is valid only for the 14-day period from the date the letter or note was received.
A condolent written in English is not allowed.
You cannot send the same condolence in two languages.
The number of condolents can only be reduced to 10 if there are no more requests to write condolence letters in a particular language.
A note to the effect that the deceased is still alive, and that you wish to send condolences, is also allowed.
For further details, contact the postal office or the post office of the county where the funeral is held.
The family members of the accused The accused can request to be represented by an expert witness in their case, as they are the only ones who can determine the truth.
This is called an ‘adviser-client relationship’, and the legal adviser to the accused is appointed by the prosecutor in the case.
An advocate-client relation is a more complex situation and requires a lawyer or an expert to represent the accused in a civil or criminal matter.
This person is not an expert and the judge cannot determine the facts of the case in his or her opinion.
This lawyer-client arrangement is often called a ‘co-accused-client’ relationship.
The accused, or his or herself, may not speak to the counsel.
This means that they have the same rights as the other party in the civil or legal matter.
The prosecutor is the judge in a case that concerns