Procedures following a death on the road - Scotland

This page contains links to web pages of information and advice on procedures that follow a death on the road in Scotland.

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What happens now?
For information and advice on organ donation; seeing, touching and identifying a loved one's body; post-mortem examination issues; return of belongings; visiting the crash site; what happened in the crash; and what happens to vehicles, click here.

Practical issues
For information and advice on informing people; burials or cremations; legal issues; personal finance; the media; memorials; crashes abroad, click here.

Investigation and criminal charges
For information and advice on the police investigation; the Procurator Fiscal; criminal charges, click here.

Court cases
For information and advice on attending court; being a witness in court; court procedures; appeals; prisoner release; inquests; the Criminal Justice System, click here.

Claiming money
For information and advice on claiming compensation; types of fatal motor claim; fatal motor claim procedures; working with your solicitor; paying your solicitor, click here.

Useful organisations
For information about organisations you can contact concerning all of the above click here.