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Legal issues

Information and advice on legal issues, including making a will, what to do when someone dies and choosing a power of attorney.

Legal issues features

  • Legal advice

    Most of us will need legal help at some point in our lives. It’s a good idea to know a little about the process.
  • Making a will

    If you want to be sure your wishes will be met after you die, then a will is vital. Find out what you need to know.
  • Living wills

    Find out what can be included in a living will and how to make an advance decision.
  • Power of attorney

    There are a number of reasons why you might need someone to make decisions for you or act on your behalf.
  • When someone dies

    Read our information to learn the steps that need to be taken when someone dies.

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Highlights

  • Paying for a funeral

    Arranging a funeral can be stressful and expensive. If you're paying for the funeral, think carefully about what you can afford.
  • Dealing with an estate

    When a person dies, someone has to sort out their estate – their money, property, possessions and debts.
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