When someone dies, certain people and organisations need to be told and certain documents needs to be completed.
Some of this work can be done by a close relative or friend but some needs to be done by the executor or administrator of the estate.
It is important that in the first week after somebody dies the following action is taken:
If the deceased person did leave a Will, contact our Wills & Probate Team to discuss administration of the estate and obtaining probate.
Registering a Death – The Directgov information page about registering a death