FIRST STEPS – A SUMMARY

 
In this section we look at what to do immediately after a death:
  • Dealing with bereavement
  • What to do depending upon where the death occurred and whether it was sudden or unexpected
  • What happens if the death occurred abroad
  • Detailed procedures on how to register death
  • The different types of funeral and how to go about arranging the funeral
  • Important information on wills, where to find them, how to check if they are valid and what happens if there is no will
  • The roles of executors and administrators and their responsibilities and liabilities
  • Other important initial considerations
Look out for the red type which takes you straight to the relevant section of the internet for further advice.