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Death Certificate

A Death Certificate is the official document declaring death

Declaration of Trust

A legal document most commonly created to determine what proportion of a property is owned by people owning their property as tenants in common

Deed of Variation

A Deed of Variation is a legal document that can be written after death to redistribute a persons assets


If a person owns shares in Publicly Listed Company dividends are generally given to that person if the company generated substantial profit.


Domicile relates to the location where a person resides and pay taxes


In this area of law, a donor is a person who would be giving power under a power of attorney

Dying Intestate

Dying Intestate simply means dying without a valid will in place. Read how dying intestate can affect your family

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