Legal Aspects

How Do You Register a Death?

So, how do you register a death of someone close to you? Your legal duty is to satisfy the state that the cause of death...

Bereaved Parents Spared Children Burial and Cremation Costs

Bereaved Parents Spared Children Burial and Cremation Costs with the introduction of the Children’s Funeral Fund for England - established to ensure no parent...

Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities when Someone Dies

Did you know that: No law requires you to use an undertaker. An undertaker is your agent, your deputy, your colleague. You are the...

Your Guide to Dying Abroad

Location independent individuals tend to be an optimistic bunch and the possibility of dying abroad is not something most people think about. It is, however,...

When Is Dead, Really Dead?

Fact: In the UK there is, at present, no legal definition of death Once upon a time dead meant dead. We knew where we stood...

Every Heard Of A Digital Post-Mortem?

Matt Chandran, the man behind iGene Digital Autopsy, tell us how his very unique business was created:- I was born and raised in the remote...

The Way to Take Ashes Abroad

I was recently contacted by Cheryl from Canada. Her sister had died in Ashford, Kent and Cheryl wanted to arrange a simple cremation ceremony....

Angela Ward Asks ‘Who Owns The Body?’

What makes us human? This is a question that has always fascinated philosophers and psychologists, since we as a species first became self-aware, and it...

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