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You will see our telephone number on every page - please feel free to call us if you want more information about anything you read here. We have an extensive range of information at our fingertips and if we do not know the answer to your question we will research it and call you back within an agreed time frame.
The information on this site relates to England and Wales, and includes some of the differences that apply in Scotland and Northern Ireland. If you require more information relating to Scotland, Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man please call us for assistance.
Important checklists and people to contact.read more
Definitions, medical documents, procedures, and the Coroner's powers.read more
The registration process, dealing with assets, and people to inform.read more
Planning, the ceremony, documents, and what to do after the ceremony.read more
A guide to probate and the regional variations.read more
Financial support for those left behind, tax, and personal debt.read more
Advice for dealing with bereavement, helping others deal with grief, and information for professionals.read more
Wills, funerals, and end of life care.read more
Answers to common questions about personal representatives.read more
Register for the free service to inform commercial organisations of the death.read more
How to reduce unwanted mail to the deceased and reduce the risk of identity theft.read more