To relieve the burden created without proper end of life documentation, Going with Grace exists to support people as they answer the question "what must I do to be at peace with myself so that I may die peacefully?" and to support family members in completing the affairs of their loved one's life after a death.  We create comprehensive end of life plans that are suited to an individual’s unique humanhood—a true expression of their life and the experiences they cherish.  We also create peace of mind while supporting families as they complete the administrative affairs of recently departed loved one.

Founded by Alua Arthur, our goal is to bring grace and compassion to the cycle of life by planning for it and effortlessly tying up the loose ends.  Planning for the end of life saves considerable time, money, headache and heartache for those we love most.  In our experiences as attorneys, caretakers, financial planners and certified death doulas, we use our expertise to create simplicity and ease.  Our clients can exist in peace that their end of life wishes are known and their loved ones are supported after they are gone. While we are based in Los Angeles, we serve clients all over the world through virtual consultations and travel. 

We are a compassionate, committed and organized team of end of life planners. We are guides to navigating the practical, legal, and emotional issues while contemplating or nearing the end of life.  We are your professional end of life support team.

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The Going with Grace Directive is a thoughtfully presented document, allowing individuals to not only select their health care agent but serves as a guide for their family and loved ones to gain a full understanding of their end of life preferences. I was deeply moved by this directive and inspired to complete it myself. As a physician, I often encounter patients whose families struggle with these decisions and “ask for everything to be done” when they do not know what their loved one may have really wanted. I believe this document is a great resource and will help people go gracefully.
— Dr. Kwame Ohemeng
I am a healthy 28 year old at the peak of my life. Death is not something I think about or have had to experience a whole lot of in my life. I had zero knowledge of all things death related but knew that I wanted to have everything sorted out in the event that my end comes sooner than planned. Alua’s deep knowledge made the process of creating my End of Life plan seamless. Her soft and caring demeanor made me feel comfortable talking about some pretty uncomfortable topics.

Alua is one of the liveliest women I have ever met, so to bring this energy into this line of work is what’s going the change the larger conversation about death in our culture.
— Sam Halpern