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

This information sheet explains the law on ‘living wills’. A living will is a statement expressing your views on how you would or would not like to be treated if you are unable to make decisions about your treatment yourself at the relevant time in the

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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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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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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 information for personal representatives on h

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Making Your Will

Information for anyone wishing to make a Will.

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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, fin

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