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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 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.
  • When someone dies

    Read our information to learn the steps that need to be taken when someone dies.
  • Power of attorney

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

    Find out what executors do and how to choose executors for your own will.

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.

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Age NI Advice Service

Every year our Advice Service deals with thousands of calls from older people in need. Call us today to make sure that you are receiving all the help and support available to you.

Call freephone 0808 808 7575
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