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What to do When Someone Dies

Guide to What to do When Someone Dies

Your guide

Dealing with the financial and legal aspects when someone dies can be daunting, so we've written this guide to help you. It isn't advice.

Your role as an executor or administrator

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be an extremely difficult time, and having to deal with the financial side of things can seem overwhelming.

To help, we've created this step-by-step guide to help you figure out:

  • Who you need to contact
  • What legal and financial things need to be sorted
  • How to get authority to deal with the estate

We hope this guide will give you useful information to help you get things in order, but it shouldn't be taken as personal advice. Remember rules can change and you sould seek advice if you're unsure of what to do.

Your role as an executor or administrator

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be an extremely difficult time, and having to deal with the financial side of things can seem overwhelming.

To help, we've created this step-by-step guide to help you figure out:

  • Who you need to contact
  • What legal and financial things need to be sorted
  • How to get authority to deal with the estate

We hope this guide will give you useful information to help you get things in order, but it shouldn't be taken as personal advice. Remember rules can change and you sould seek advice if you're unsure of what to do.

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