Writing a will isn’t complicated. Leaving your loved ones without one is
Many people are put off sorting out their will, because they think it will be complicated. With Which? Wills it is much more straightforward than you might think.
Writing a will is one of the most important things you’ll ever do. It’s the only way to ensure that your estate goes to the right people when you die.
So we were shocked to discover that 58%* of Britons don’t have a will at all. And though they may assume that their loved ones would automatically be provided for should the worst happen, in some circumstances, without this important document there’s no guarantee that this will happen.
Writing a will is something we all know we need to do. Not having a will can cause unforeseen problems for your loved ones when you are gone. You may assume that your dependants will automatically be provided for should the worst happen – but without this important document, in some instances there’s no guarantee that this will happen.
The good news is that making a will is less daunting than many people think. In some cases it can actually be extremely straightforward.
Why use Which? Wills?
- Complete your will in the comfort of your own home
- Your answers to the online questionnaire will populate your will for you.
- If you need help, our wills specialists can guide you over the phone
- With a secure online account you can save and return to your will at any time
- Get peace of mind by submitting your will for legal review
- It’s cheaper than visiting a high street solicitor.
Avoid the problems not having a will can cause
More than half of people die without making a will, often because they simply haven’t got round to it, and the consequences can be significant. If you die without having made a will, you are said to have died ‘intestate’ – and there are rules to determine, in that case, who gets what and this may include people you don’t want to inherit from your estate
Useful guidance to help you get it sorted
The Wills Specialists can advise you on the practical details you need to understand before completing your will. For example, they can clarify exactly what executors, administrators and other representatives are, and what they do and the importance of including them. And – because you may come across some unfamiliar terms while making your will the Wills Specialists are there to make things clear.
Ensure your loved ones get what you’ve worked hard for
We’d all like our treasured possessions to go to those we care about when we’re gone. But if you’re one of the six in 10 people who don’t have a will yet, there’s a chance your wishes will not be upheld.
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With Which? Wills it’s easy to write a will and it’s cheaper than you might imagine too.