Frequently Asked questions

There are serious implications if you don’t leave a Will, your property and possessions may not go to those you want them to, you may incur unnecessary taxes, people you didn’t want included in your Will may be able to make a claim against your estate. See our article on “Top Ten reasons to make a Will”

No, if you are married then yes the right of survivorship applies and your spouse or civil partner would receive your estate but if you are not married but cohabitating then it may not, and if you are remarried then children from a previous relationship may not receive anything. Either way you still may pay more tax than you should have.
Simply it a will that generally reflect each other’s intent so are fairly identical. Most commonly used by spouses or partners so that both have a Will, as they are almost identical it enables to write the second one at a discounted rate

In the unlikely event of our failure the Society of Will Writers has a public indemnity fund which we contribute to, in the case of our failure another member will be paid from the fund to complete the work. Our Professional Indemnity insurance also includes run off cover meaning that your expenses will be covered and your Will kept safe.

Absolutely. Let or advisor know your preferences, specify whether you want a burial or a cremation and any other wishes you may want to let your family know.
Yes. Perhaps someone you love had a favourite piece of jewellery you own or you just want to leave an amount of money then specifying it correctly in your Will will ensure that your wishes are followed
You should review your will every 5 years and after any major change in your life, for example, getting separated or divorced, getting married (this cancels any will you made before), having a child, moving house, if the executor named in the will dies. On our Diamond package and above, unlimited amendments are free of charge!