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Find out who to contact and what documents to complete following the death of someone close
How and when to register a death
If this happens the law sets out who should deal with the deceased's affairs and who should inherit their estate
Get details of what steps you need to take if someone dies in hospital or in a care home
A list of what you'll need after someone dies
A burial or cremation can be organised with or without the help of a funeral director
If someone dies overseas you can get help from the British authorities in the UK and abroad