Wills & Probate. Dealing with someone’s affairs when they die

Explanation of Wills and why they are necessary, the role of an executor, application for probate, and what to do if there is no Will.

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Wills & Probate – dealing with someones affairs when they die

An overview of dealing with someone’s affairs when they die. This includes information about Wills, what happens when there isn’t a Will, probate, inheritance tax, & other financial matters

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Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills (Factsheet 72)

There are things you can do to make sure others know which medical treatments you would want to refuse and how you would like to be cared for, should a time come when you cannot make or communicate these decisions yourself. Preparing an advance deci

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Instructions for my next-of-kin and executors upon my death

Proforma to complete to inform your next-of-kin and executor/s after your death about your affairs . Includes sections to complete about what documentation etc you have and where they can be found.

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Making a Will (Factsheet 7)

This factsheet explains what you should think about before making your will; how to decide whether to use a solicitor; and how to make sure that the will is effective and your wishes are carried out. It includes information about choosing executors, fi

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Dealing with an estate (Factsheet 14)

When a person dies, somebody has to deal with their estate, collecting in the money, property and possessions, paying any debts and then distributing the estate to those entitled to it. This factsheet provides general information for personal represen

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Dealing with Someone’s Estate

When a person dies, somebody has to arrange the funeral and deal with their estate (the money, property and possessions owned by the person who has dies). This factsheet provides information on ways in which the money may be collected, the debts paid and

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Making Your Will

Information for anyone wishing to make a Will.

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