Will Writing Services

Most people wrongly assume that all their possessions automatically pass to their husband or wife or other members of the family. For unmarried couples the situation is even worse than that for married
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Making a will is the only way to ensure that your wishes are carried out after your death. If you have not made a valid will your property will pass according to the Laws of Intestacy This may not be what you would have wished. In any event it is likely to take longer to finalise than if you had made a will. During this time your beneficiaries may not be able to draw any money from the estate. It can mean arguments and distress for relatives. Making a will lets your loved ones know that you cared enough.

Who needs a Will

The boom in home ownership over the past forty years as well as the growth of savings has made it essential for most people to have a professionally prepared will. After making sacrifices to own your home, you want to be sure where it will pass after your death.

Couples with children whether married or not, should make a will in order to appoint guardians for their children. If there is no will Social Services and the Courts may decide who would look after your children after your death.

Single Will

You may be on your own and require a single will where you can appoint the executors you want to deal with your estate and the beneficiaries you want to inherit the estate.

Mirror Wills

You may be married or living as partners and require mirror wills. Mirror wills are two separate wills that reflect each other, appointing the same executors to deal with the estate and choosing the same beneficiaries to inherit the estate.

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Most couples when considering their Wills believe the best and simplest way to do things is to say "I leave everything to my spouse and if my spouse predeceases me, I leave everything to our children".

Sounds simple doesn't it? That's because it is simple and therefore the reality is most likely to be nothing like you intended.

Firstly, if you leave everything to your spouse, that is exactly what you are doing, you can not then dictate that it will then go to the children. In other words, if you leave everything to your spouse you can not ensure that your children will get anything!

The solution: PROTECT YOUR HOME

You are perfectly entitled under the Laws of Succession, at present, to construct your Wills in such a way that you leave your share of the family home in Trust when you die, this would ensure that your share is protected and therefore will eventually pass to your children.

As cost of dying continues to rise a quarter of people neglect to make wills or plans