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I want to stop an autopsy from being carried out as there is

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I want to stop an autopsy from being carried out as there is no next of kin
Assistant: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: London
Assistant: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: I've been to the coroners courts twice
Assistant: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: There is self appointed next of kin who has authorised autopsy, the coroner said I'll need a court order to stop the autopsy to overrule the decision to carry out the autopsy.

Hello my name is Jamie and I will help you. I am just reviewing your question. This is an email service so there may be delays when responding.

You want to know how to get a court order?

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Yes that's what the coroner advised
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
No

You need to complete form n1

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/form-n1-claim-form-cpr-part-7

It’s the same form as a moneyclaim form and n16a

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/form-n16a-application-for-injunction-general-form

The court will set down for an urgent hearing and decide whether to grant the order. But you must let the court know it’s urgent, otherwise it could take weeks to get a date.

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Customer: replied 4 days ago.
In theory could all this be done within an hour
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
As the autopsy is at around 11am

Yes, you would need to get an emergency injunction. Does that clarify?

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Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Yes that does thank you for your advice

Pleasure.