Please note: Normal service of this website may be disrupted during 11 July due to essential maintenance.
Parts of this site may be unavailable during this time. We apologise for the inconvenience

Further information on coping with a bereavement

Where can I get further advice on what to do when someone dies?

For further advice about what to do when someone dies can be found on the DirectGov website.

DirectGov - What to do after a death? (external website)

Top of page

Will my pension be affected now my wife/husband/civil partner has died?

Further information about pensions can be found on the Pensions Advisory Service website.

Pension Advisory Service - death benefits (external website)

Top of page

What is probate?

'Probate' is a term often used when talking about applying for the right to deal with a deceased person's affairs. It's sometimes called 'administering the estate'. For further advice. For more information please visit the following government external website:

Direct Gov - What is probate? (external website)

Top of page

Rate this page
Satisfied with the content on this page or is there room for improvement? Leave a rating.