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Legal guides

Our legal guides offer more information about a range of issues. 

You can download the guides from this page, or call the Age UK Advice Line on 0800 678 1602 to have them sent to your home for free. 

Wills and estate planning

Making a will is the only way to be certain that your wishes will be met after you die. This guide looks at how you can set up a will and what you should include in it.

How to be an executor

If someone has asked you to be the executor of their estate, after their death there are things you’ll have to do. Read this guide to find out what.

Powers of attorney

It’s not easy to think about a time when you’re no longer able to make your own decisions. Having set up a power of attorney can make life that bit easier. Read this guide to find out more.

Equity release

You may be considering equity release as a way of easing some of your money worries. But is it your best option? Find out more here.

Useful contacts

It can be difficult to know where to turn when you need help. Our Useful contacts guide brings together the details of trusted organisations that can help you, now or in the future.

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Last updated: Sep 05 2023

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