When someone close to you dies, it can be difficult to work out what to do and in what order.
Following a bereavement, there are a number of tasks to be considered and completed. This can make an already difficult time even more stressful. We appreciate there’s a lot to take on board, so we have created this practical guide to help you understand what needs to be done. Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy. If you would like to speak to someone then you can call us.
The key steps to follow when you suffer a bereavement are outlined on this diagram:
This booklet guides you through those important ﬁrst steps and provides useful information to help you through this difficult time:
- Getting a medical certificate
- Registering the death
- When the Coroner is involved
- Dealing with the Will
- Locating important papers
- Arranging the funeral
- Estate administration