Immediate steps following death

Immediate steps following death guidance:

The following Wills & Probate precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Authority for firm to deal with creditors

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The following Wills & Probate precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Beneficiary ID form

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Can a firm of solicitors refuse to release to us a copy of a Will which appoints our client as executor without the authority of the other executor appointed under the...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can section 27 of the Trustee Act 1925 notices be placed before the grant of...

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The following Private Client practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Probate

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—What happens when the family of a deceased person are unable to register the death and make funeral arrangements due to being house-bound?...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Funeral arrangements

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How should the person dealing with an estate proceed where they have a copy of the Will but cannot find the original? What should be put in the oath on application for...

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The following Wills & Probate precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Immediate steps following a death—client guide

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In an insolvent estate, are the costs of insuring the deceased's property during the administration period regarded as testamentary expenses when it comes to the order of...

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In the event that an individual dies intestate, and no grant has yet been extracted, who is entitled to make decisions in respect of the disposal of the deceased's body...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Initial steps to identify assets and liabilities...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Is a debt owing to a joint account owned by a wife and deceased husband a...

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The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Is there any legislation or case law or articles that may help regarding the...

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The following IP Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Issues to consider when you need to access a deceased person's inbox—Intellectual property...

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The following IP Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Issues to consider when you need to access to a deceased person's inbox—Probate...

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The following Wills & Probate precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Letter to local press enclosing section 27 notice

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The following Wills & Probate precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Letter to the London Gazette enclosing section 27 notice...

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Missing persons and presumption of death

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The following Wills & Probate precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Monthly Independent Review Form

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Obtaining the Will

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Preliminary checks on prospective new clients

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Registration of death

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Securing and protecting assets

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The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Taking instructions from Will clients

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The deceased, D, asked a garage to repair D’s car. After the garage had finished the work, D told the garage that D no longer wanted the car. D died shortly afterwards....

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The following Private Client Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What happens where a person dies abroad and the family wishes the body to be...

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What protection is available to executors appointed under the deceased’s Will who wish to pay funeral expenses and distribute the simple estate without obtaining a grant...

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