What you need to do and what help you can get after the death of your husband, wife or partner.
The steps you must take when someone dies outside Scotland or abroad – register a death, post-mortems, funerals and support.
Bereavement benefits, Funeral Payments and housing rights after a death.
Bereavement information and support services to help you cope with a death. Includes grief and bereavement counselling.
Register a death, get copies of a death certificate, find a register office.
Funeral directors, burial plots, crematoriums, how to arrange a funeral, funeral costs.
Includes valuing an estate, trusts and taxes.
Find out about bona vacantia, ultimus haeres and treasure trove.
Make plans for when you die and plan your own funeral.