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Legal issues

Our information and advice can help you navigate tricky legal issues, whether you need to make a will, set up a power of attorney, or deal with someone's estate after they've died.

  • Legal advice

    Most of us need to get legal help at some point in our lives. It’s a good idea to know a bit about the process in advance.
  • Living wills

    Find out what you can include in a living will and how to make an advance decision.
  • Making a will

    If you want to be sure your wishes will be met after your death, then you need to make a will. We can guide you through it.
  • When someone dies

    There are several things that need to be done when someone dies. Our information can help.
  • Power of attorney

    There are various reasons you might need someone to make decisions for you or act on your behalf.
  • How to be an executor

    If someone's asked you to be the executor of their estate, there are certain things you need to do after they die.

Paying for a funeral

Arranging a funeral can be stressful and expensive. If you're paying for the funeral, it's important to think carefully about what you can afford.

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