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On this page are all our articles answering common questions about Wills

Should I wait until I get married to make a Will?

Should I wait until I get married to make a Will?

There's no need to put off making a Will until you get married – indeed it’s far better to do it before. Why is that? The idea that it’s better to tie the knot first is probably based on a misunderstanding about the way Wills work. It’s perfectly legal and acceptable...

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Where can I find my Will if I want to change it?

Where can I find my Will if I want to change it?

It’s essential to know where your Will is, because otherwise your wishes won’t be acted upon when the time comes. There are times in your life when you’ll want to change your Will. Sometimes, though, finding the Will isn’t easy. In this article, we’ll run through...

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What is wrong with a basic Will?

What is wrong with a basic Will?

Because so much can go wrong in life, basic Wills put your family’s inheritance at risk. First let’s clear up what we mean by the phrase “basic Will”. By basic Will, we mean a simple Will. Basic Wills can be written for you Will Writer and solicitors and, because...

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12 moments in your life when you should change your Will

12 moments in your life when you should change your Will

Wills need to be kept up to date to reflect your circumstances and the value of your assets If you have a current Will, it’s worth checking it to see if it’s up to date and valid. You should do this at least every five years, but sooner than that if there’s been a...

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What information do you need to make a Will?

What information do you need to make a Will?

Every Will should be bespoke and personal to you but there are standard elements that go into every Will. What follows is a list of information you need to make a Will. It might take you a while to think about, but it beats starting from scratch when you sit down with...

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What is a Will writing service?

What is a Will writing service?

Will writers are often members of professional bodies and provide a range of estate planning services. A Will writing service is generally taken to mean a company that writes Wills that is not a solicitor. Generally, a Will writing service is provided by an individual...

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How do you get a Will written?

How do you get a Will written?

There are a few ways to get a Will written but the cheap and simple methods could cost your family dear after your death. Do it yourselfDo it onlineGet one from a Will writer or solicitor Let's look at the pros and cons of each method. 1. Do it yourself Wills You've...

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When is a Will a legal document?

When is a Will a legal document?

Wills become legal documents once they have been signed and witnessed. Assuming, of course, that this has been done correctly. Unfortunately, it’s all too common for people to get only so far with writing a Wil. Then they stop before they sign anything. Some even pay...

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