What is the process for administering an estate?
What is probate? What are letters of administration?
Is it always necessary to apply for probate or letters of administration before the estate can be distributed?
Bereavement and grief
Who can help me deal with the death of a loved one?
What services are available to help me cope with my miscarriage?
How can I ensure that when I die, my family knows where everything is and who to contact?
What are some of the things that need to be done after a family member dies?
What might I have to think about when planning a funeral?
What are some of the normal costs of a funeral?
What are the legal requirements for a burial or cremation?
What restrictions are there on where a person can be buried?
What are the alternatives to a standard burial?
Investigating the cause of death
When must a death be reported to the Coroner?
What is an autopsy?
Writing a will
How can I ensure that my property will be passed on to the right people after my death?
Who can draw up a will for me?
What happens to my will if I get married or divorced?
Wills - after death
I think I’m a beneficiary of a will – am I entitled to see the will?
My mother has died, and her will is missing! Where can I find it?
In what circumstances can a will be challenged?
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