Independent family owned funeral directors


Rainham 01634 373111



Legal & Practical Support for Executors

The legal and practical matters during bereavement can be a source of stress or anxiety. We have arranged access to professional support services that we trust to answer your questions about the legal and practical matters following a death.

There is no cost to using these services.

What to do When Someone Dies Helpline

Your questions answered by experts using transparent language.

Call free to get questions answered about:

  • Probate
  • Locating or querying a Will
  • Your tasks as an Executor
  • Doing Estate Administration without a solicitor
  • Selling, insuring or clearing property
  • Care for dependants and pets

Call now on 0800 840 1477or book a call back.

Free. No time limits. No obligation.

You can use the 'What to do When Someone Dies' helpline to access support for any legal or practical queries following bereavement.

Below are some common queries:

Probate App

The Probate App is an online tool which will guide you through every legal and practical step following a death.

From Registering a Death, to Distributing an Estate.

  • Stay in control
  • Links to HMRC and relevant organisations
  • Available 24/7
  • Created by solicitors and bereavement specialists
Start now

Free. No log in or email address required.

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John Weir Funeral Directors are working in partnership with the award-winning Bereavement Team at Trust Inheritance.

The Bereavement Team are specialists who have been supporting bereaved families for over 30 years. Their mission is to remove barriers to legal information, and to champion legal transparency during bereavement.


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Please contact us on 01634 373111 or complete the enquiry form below and we will get back to you.

We will treat your personal information with care and confidentiality in line with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) or any other legislation enforced. We shall not share your information with 3rd party organisations without your permission or without legitimate business interest.

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National Association of Funeral Directors Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Director Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Director Golden Charter Funeral Plans Funeral Guide Grief Chat - Professional Bereavement Support
©John Weir Funeral Directors Ltd 2024

Registered in England and Wales no 8906218; registered office: 130-132 High Street, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent ME8 8AR

Directors: John and Beverly Weir