SOLVING PERSONAL LEGAL MATTERS
When someone dies it can be hard to think about practical things like what needs to be done and when. This guide will provide you with help and guidance through the steps that need to be taken. Within a few days after a death, someone needs to:
You will find help on these matters in this guide. It also has answers to questions such as:
The family and friends of the person who has died can usually deal with most of the practical things that need doing immediately after a death.
Solicitors normally get involved a little later, when the personal representatives ask for their advice about the estate.
If there is no family member or friend to deal with the practical matters, then solicitors can help with some or all of these too - but they will charge for this.
Partner and Trust and Estate Practitioner, Wills, Probate, Tax and Trusts
Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts
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