Will Writing Resources

UK Government Local solicitor or personally recommended one Institute of Professional Will Writers 0345 257 2570 ​Farewill - online Wills writing 0203 318 8647 Beyond – online Will writing 0800 044 9454 Citizens Advice Bureau 03444 111 444 Age UK 0800 678 1602 (open 8am-7pm every day of the year) Various Charities - check with your favourites, as charities often offer a Will writing service at different times throughout the


You can apply for Probate yourself or get support from other sources. UK Government Local solicitors or personally recommended one. Farewill 0203 318 8647 Beyond 0800 044 9454

Funeral Planning Resources

Covid- 19 Advice on Arranging a Funeral: As of 05/04/2020, all Cemotaries in the UK are now closed to the general public and funerals are limited to 10 people. Funeral Guide Church of England guidelines National Association of Funeral Directors Live streaming Funerals

General Funeral planning information

Natural Death Centre Helpline 01962 712 690 The Good Funeral Guide National Association of Funeral Directors 0121 711 1343 Email: Website: Farewill (Direct cremations) 0203 318 8647 Human Tissue Authority (Donating body to science) Live streaming Funerals Coffin clubs Diy funerals

Funeral poverty and funding information

Government (Funeral expenses payment) Charity support Crowdfunding Beyond – interest free loans

Resources for Advance Decisions (ADRT) or Living Will

NHS Compassion in Dying 0800 999 2434 National Institute on Ageing NHS - Organ Donation Lions International (message in a bottle for keeping medical info to be kept in your fridge) Telephone: 0121 4414544

Lasting Powers of Attorney Resources

Office of Public Guardians (OPG) Telephone 0300 456 0300 Email: Website: Address: PO Box 16185, Birmingham B2 2WH Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 10am to 5pm Overview of a role of an Attorney Mental Capacity 2005 Act Becoming a deputy for someone who has lost capacity (applying via Court of protection)