Why make a Will?

Making a Will is a positive expression of your love for your family. When you die, especially if you have a property, there is often a relatively substantial amount of capital which can be divided between individuals and others, like charities, for example.


If you haven’t made a Will yet, read on

When we are enjoying life it can be hard to think about the future. We all know we should make a Will, but somehow it is often one of those things that the majority of adults mean to do but never get around too. Our clients have often expressed great relief when this relatively simple task is completed.

Drawing up a Will, with the expert advice of a professional is not as expensive as people imagine.

Making a Will is particularly important if you are cohabiting with a partner but are not married or in a civil partnership with them. There is no such thing as a common law wife or husband, even though many people mistakenly think this is true. Under English law, even if a man and women have lived together for many years and have children, in law they are regarded as not related. If you live with your partner but die without drawing up a Will, the rules of intestacy mean that she or he will not receive anything