Making a will is important, therefore it is crucial to use a professional will writing service which has the necessary experience and professional indemnity cover to provide this service.
If you do not make a will, your estate will be divided according to the rules of intestacy, and therefore your assets may not be passed on and divided according to your wishes. Writing a will ensures;
Writing a will allows you to make gifts of money or specific items to individuals or charities of your choosing. If you do not write a will then everything you own will be distributed in accordance with the intestacy rules. Furthermore, depending on your individual circumstances, the entirety of your estate could escheat to the Crown.
Moreover the intestacy rules do not recognise unmarried partners or stepchildren. As a result, even if you’ve lived together for many years, your cohabitant or stepchild may be left with nothing if you do not write a will.
Intestacy is lengthy and time-consuming and stressful process. It can take many months, sometimes years, to gain access to assets after a person dies. In the meantime, bills can pile up for those financially dependent on you.
There are numerous examples throughout history of families of famous stars such as Barry White, Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix squabbling for years because of the rules of intestacy; writing a will means your loved ones are less likely to fall out over who gets what after you are gone.
Making a will allows you to choose the person you believe will offer the best care for your children if you’re not around.
Writing a will also has the crucial advantage of allowing you to leave instructions about how you want your body to be dealt with after you die.
Prime Lawyer is a Manchester based legal document creation and professional will writing service. If you are looking to make a will then place your order with us today or contact a member of our team to discuss your requirements. Making a will with us is easy, simply place your order on our will writing service page.
You can choose to complete our will writing questionnaire which we will send you once your order is placed, once returned our will writers will use the information contained within your will writing questionnaire to make your will. Alternatively we can arrange for you to have a 1 hour telephone appointment with one of our experienced will writers to discuss your requirements and make your will. If you wish to make a joint will with a partner, please select our mirror will writing service option.