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Will Writing Blog

Our Will blog articles cover the latest news taking place in the Wills industry and shares useful information to help you write your own Will. 

24
May

2019

Writing a Will

Writing a Will might seem daunting, but it might be one of the most important things you ever do. Here is an example of a basic Will you show you what is typically included.

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29
Mar

2019

Man with pet and grandson

It’s important to consider your pet’s aftercare once you have passed. Find out how to make sure they are loved and cared for, should they outlive you.

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04
Mar

2019

Couple over 55

Find out how you can apply for a FREE Will with Free Wills Month. Book your appointment today.

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13
Feb

2019

William Shakespeare's Bust

From William Shakespeare to Harry Houdini, some of the most famous people in the world have written strange requests in their Wills. Read a few of them here.

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30
Jan

2019

Important documents for your Will

Writing a Will is important, but we have put together a checklist detailing what other documentation and information is required when someone dies.

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09
Jan

2019

How to include a charity in your Will

Leaving to charity in your Will means that a cause you care about will benefit after you pass. Our guide explains how to include a charity in your will.

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26
Dec

2018

The Dangers of a DIY Will over a Will Writing Service.

Speed and convenience can make DIY at home Wills seem tempting, but the reality is that these documents can be unreliable. Learn the dangers of a DIY Will.

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12
Dec

2018

Will writing mistakes. Find out how NOT to make a Will!

Find out the top five common mistakes people make when writing a Will. Make sure your Will is suitable and valid by avoiding these Will writing traps.

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28
Nov

2018

Man confused by definitions in paper

Writing a Will doesn't need to to be complicated! Bust the jargon and find out what all the Will terminology means. Take a look at our Wills glossary.

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14
Nov

2018

Couple running

A Mirror Will allows two people to plan for the future, even if they are not married. Find out how it helps guarantee your partner’s and children’s future.

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01
Nov

2018

Charity funded school children

November is Will Aid month. Find out more about local solicitors who are offering free Wills in exchange for a donation to charity.

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31
Oct

2018

Choosing your best friend as your executor

This guide explores what you should consider when appointing your executor - the person or people who will carry out the instructions in your well.

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19
Oct

2018

Family spending time together

Free Wills Month offers people over 55 year old the opportunity to make or update a simple Will. Find out how to get a free Will here!

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17
Oct

2018

Woman making a list of her assets and property

Planning how your assets are distributed and putting this into a Will may seem like a daunting task. Our guide explains what you should include in your will.

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03
Oct

2018

Wills and managing your online accounts after death

Find out how to make it easy for your friends and family to manage your social media, banking, emails & other online accounts after you pass away.

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19
Sep

2018

Why do I need a Will? Reasons to have a will.

If you’ve considered making a Will but didn’t think it was necessary or believed it would be too time consuming, now might be the time to reconsider.

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05
Sep

2018

What to consider before you write a Will

When you write a Will, make sure it is an accurate reflection of your wishes. Here are some questions to ask before you start the Will writing process.

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20
Aug

2018

When should you start thinking about writing a Will?

Getting married, having a child, moving home - there's lots to think about as we move through life. Have you considered when you should start writing a will?

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26
Feb

2018

woman writing her will on a laptop

Are texts and emails the Wills of the future? The Government is reviewing the use of electronic Wills. Here is our guide to the proposed legal updates.

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19
Feb

2018

woman loves her dog

History has seen a many surprising Wills enact the last wishes of various eccentric figures. Take a look at some of the strangest Wills ever written!

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12
Feb

2018

family separation

You should review your Will every five years, but might need to do it sooner due to significant life changes. Find out how and when to update your Will.

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