Who is entitled to make funeral arrangements?

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What Happens Now?

The rules governing who is entitled to arrange a funeral can often be at odds with the expectations of relatives and friends who have lost loved ones. At a time when emotions often run high, this guidance is designed to help you understand whether you are entitled to arrange a particular funeral service – and avoid any disputes arising.

Below you will find links to information leaflets for England and Wales, and for Scotland.