Making a Will
Making a will is not just something you do when you get old.
Making a will is for anybody who needs to protect and transfer assets to their loved ones. Life can be unpredictable. Accidents can occur without notice. Tragedy can strike at any time. When you die the last thing you would want to happen is to add further distress to your family because making a will just seemed too hard at the time.
Do you want the government making decisions about the assets you have taken a lifetime to acquire? Without a legally binding will, your assets may go to family members that you had no intention to support.
We can speak with you in plain English and explain to you the requirements for making a valid will.
We can assess your current circumstances and provide commonsense advice to you tailored to your individual circumstances. Once we have your instructions, we can draft your will and arrange for you to execute your will to ensure that it is legally binding.
You can do a will yourself however we have found that in almost every circumstance where a client has prepared their will, some of the formal requirements for a valid will have been omitted. This can add to the expense of administering your estate if there are errors in the will and at worst a home-made will may not be valid at all because the formal requirements of a making a will have not been satisfied.
You can eliminate any concern regarding the validity of your will and the chance of your assets not being distributed by your wishes by contacting us to discuss your circumstances, after which we can prepare your will. You will be safe in the knowledge that the will is legally binding and will ensure that the assets that you have taken a lifetime to accumulate go to your chosen loved ones.
Losing a loved one is a tragedy and distressing to your family. The last thing you want to do is add to their suffering at such a vulnerable time by not having made a valid will.