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Death Certificates
Death Certificates
Death certificates are issued across the UK and kept as a matter of historical record. This article discusses basic aspects of death certificates, registering a death,…...
Debts After Death
Debts After Death
The executor or administrator of the deceased’s estate will be primarily responsible for seeing that all debts owed by the deceased and all debts owed to the deceased…...
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders can be controversial, though for the most part if an individual has requested a DNR order their wishes are followed without question.…...
Executing a Will
Executing a Will
The role of the executor is integral to wrapping up the deceased’s affairs, dealing with legal issues arising due to the death, and finally distributing the deceased’s…...
Inheriting Property
Inheriting Property
Inheriting property is not usually a straightforward affair. This article provides a basic overview of inheriting private property in the UK, though a solicitor should…...
Living Wills
Living Wills
Writing a living will or advance directive is a significant event and one that should not be taken lightly. This article discusses living wills and advance directives,…...
Tax Affairs After a Death
Tax Affairs After a Death
Tax affairs after a death can become confusing and involved processes. This article offers basic information on dealing with tax affairs after a death....
The Bereavement Register
The Bereavement Register
The Bereavement Register (www.the-breavement-register.org.uk) was originally launched in the United Kingdom in 2000 as a centralised means of registering a death so…...
Understanding Probate
Understanding Probate
Probate can be confusing. This article offers basic answers to some frequently asked questions about probate....
What if There is No Will?
What if There is No Will?
When an individual dies without leaving a will, (s)he is said to have died intestate and his/her estate will be administered and distributed according to the law. This…...
Wrongful Death Suits
Wrongful Death Suits
In general, “wrongful death” is a term that might be applied to any death that result due to the wrongful actions, the neglect or the default of another individual.…...
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