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This page links to flowcharts that will take you through the steps you may need to take after someone dies.
Each step on the flowchart links to pages within this site that will have more information.
When someone dies there are some things you should do such as notify the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. You should also search for a will.
For more information, see When someone dies - flowchart.
When someone dies and leaves a will there are a number of steps you should take. What steps will depnd on whether the will names an executor or whether the executor is able to act.
For more information, see Someone dies and leaves a will - flowchart.
If someone dies without a will, the next of kin can look into the deceased's assets and debts to work out whether a grant of Letters of Administration is necessary.
For more information, see Someone dies without a will - flowchart.