If you find yourself in financial difficulties as a result of a bereavement you should visit our Financial Section for advice and information.
If you are concerned about Inheritance Tax, the cost of paying for a funeral, financial rights as a common-law spouse or other related issues visit one of the following sites for information:
Information on Funeral Payment for those who need help with the cost of paying for a funeral
Information on what to do when someone dies, including Inheritance and Capital Gains Tax
Citizen's Advice Bureau Advice on Cohabitation
Information on the legal difference between cohabiting and married couples and issues arising from death and inheritance