Your local Citizen's Advice Bureau (CAB) is listed in your area Telephone Directory.
All enquiries are confidential and no chrges are made. Some legal and financial advice
will be given, as well as help with form filling and letters.
The booklet D49 What to do after a Death in England and Wales explains how to deal
with the personal affairs of someone who has died. It explains the necessary legal
formalities (probate) and benefits procedures that must be completed. Copies can
be obtained from local offices of the Department of Works and Pensions or Social
The police or hospital staff can provide telephone numbers for coroners' offices
or the numbers are listed in local telephone directories, under the local Council
telephone numbers for the area. For further information or explanation, the coroner's
officer should be contacted