There are many factors that influence the decision to write a will. You might have experienced a major life change or event, such as a marriage, a property purchase, a separation, or other changes in your family circumstances meaning you need to review your will arrangements. There may also be financial factors affecting this decision, such as a desire to save Inheritance Tax, or simply because you know that writing a will is a responsible and sensible thing to do.
Regardless of the reasons, it is important that your will is drafted by an experienced wills & probate solicitor who can make sure that the will is valid, accurately reflects your wishes and, where necessary, provides protection against potential threats to the family wealth such as tax and divorce. This is where our team of wills solicitors can assist you, providing the comfort of knowing that your wishes will be followed after your death.
Our wills solicitors can provide you with the expert knowledge, experience, and understanding you need to make a valid will. By taking the time to talk to you and understand your circumstances, we will write a will that reflects your personal needs and wishes. Drawing from our specialist wills & probate knowledge, we will make sure your will is clear and legally secure, ensuring that it protects your assets and those who will benefit from them.
Writing a will can be a difficult task, as no one wants to think about what happens when they are gone. You can write a will at any age, and it is important to ensure your family, loved ones and those you care about are supported. You don’t have to have a large amount of money or assets in order to write a will, but the main reasons can include:
A will can be beneficial if you are:
We understand that there may be family circumstances which call for tact and sensitivity so that will disputes are avoided so far as possible. We regularly help clients to balance the needs of different beneficiaries, for example where you have married again and have children from your first marriage.
If you are considering writing a will, or would like to discuss how our wills solicitors can help you, call one of our wills & probate experts on 01865 987781, who will be able to offer you tailored advice on how to proceed.