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ISBN 978 1 78652 272 6 (Web only publication) DPPAS 11945
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Part I. From The Time Of Death To The Funeral
1. First things to be done 2. Donation of body parts for transplantation 3. Getting a medical certificate 4. The Procurator Fiscal 5. How to register a death 6. Planning the funeral 7. Cremation or burial 8. Help with the funeral 9. Paying for the funeral
Part II. Possessions, Property And Children
10. Is there a will? 11. The executors 12. Small estates 13. Distribution of property and possessions 14. The home 15. Debts
Part III. Financial Help You May Be Able To Access
16. Benefit help
Part IV. What Else Has To Be Done?
17. Other things to do
Part V. Rights Of Succession
18. Where the person did not leave a will 19. Prior rights 20. Legal rights 21. The remainder of the estate 22. The three principles 23. Where the person left a will 24. Adopted children 25. Cohabitants 26. If you are making a will or need more guidance
Part VI. Useful Addresses
Page updated: Monday, November 21, 2016