Guide

Coronavirus: your questions answered

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been asked thousands of questions about the impact of coronavirus on our services – so we’ve created this guide to help you find the information you need.

  1. Part 1

    Top questions about making a will during the coronavirus outbreak

    From making a will at home to getting it witnessed when you’re self-isolating, here’s everything you need to know about making a will during the coronavirus outbreak.

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  2. Part 2

    Top questions about applying for probate during the coronavirus outbreak

    With banks, building societies and law offices closing across the country, many people have been left wondering how to deal with their loved one’s estate. Here are some tips to help you apply for probate from the comfort of your own home.

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  3. Part 3

    Top questions about arranging a funeral during the coronavirus outbreak

    With social distancing being enforced across the country, many families are confused about their options when it comes to arranging a funeral. Here, we cover the most common questions customers have been asking over the last few weeks.

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  4. Part 4

    How to make a will at home

    You can make a will at home by using an online will writing service. Then you can print and sign it alongside two witnesses to make it legally binding.

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  5. Part 5

    How to get your will witnessed when you're self-isolating

    If you’re self-isolating due to the coronavirus lockdown, you may be wondering how to get your will witnessed and signed. Here are a few steps you can take to keep yourself and your loved ones protected.

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  6. Part 6

    Arranging a funeral during the coronavirus lockdown: here are your options

    From live streaming funerals to delayed memorial services, there are plenty of options available when it comes to arranging a funeral during the coronavirus lockdown.

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  7. Part 7

    How to delay a funeral in the UK

    You can delay someone’s funeral by arranging an unattended cremation immediately after their death. Then, once their ashes have been returned to you, you’re free to have the memorial service at a time that’s right for you and your family.

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  8. Part 8

    How to arrange an unattended cremation

    You can arrange an unattended cremation over the phone in just a few minutes. Your loved one will then be collected from their place of death and cremated without a ceremony at a crematorium.

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