Who needs a will and why?


Without a valid Last Will and Testament, your assets will be distributed according to the rules of Intestacy. The rules of Intestacy lay down a rigid method of estate distribution and take no account for your wishes, regardless of what your family say.

Married Couples

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Without a Will a surviving wife may not receive all her husband’s estate and vice versa.
With a will in place, it is then clear who looks after your estate and, crucially, where any significant assets go rather than leaving it to the Government to decide who will inherit.

Unmarried Couples

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Remember, if you are not married or in a civil partnership, your partner has no rights of inheritance without a Will in place.
This applies even if you have lived together for a long time or even have children together.

Divorced or Separated

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Make it clear whether you do or don’t want your ‘ex-spouse’ to benefit from your estate. If you are separated but not divorced, then your spouse is legally your next of kin. The act of seperation does not alter intestacy rules and you remain married in the eyes of the law.

Parents of Young Children

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Ensure your young children are cared for by the people you love and trust rather than leaving it to the Courts to decide who will look after them. Your Will can include tailored provisions for children and dependants who may not be able to manage money for themselves.

But I already have a will?

It's sensible to “review your will every few years” and consider amending it or even writing a new one if there is a change in your circumstances, such as getting married, having children or getting divorced.


Without updating any changes that occur, it can lead to complications and upset for your family. For example, your will may refer to a house you no longer own, or mention older grandchildren but not younger ones.

What happens next?

An informal discussion with you in the comfort of your home to understand your circumstances before making any recommendations on the type of Will suitable.
There are simple single or mirror wills through to more complex Wills involving trusts.

On deciding what type of Will is suitable for your needs, instructions for your Will are then taken before being passed onto the Solicitors for drafting. Subsequent meeting will also be arranged to review your draft documents.
Your consultant will return with your drafts to check you are happy with the content and make any further adjustment if you so require.
Delivery of your final engrossed documents. You will receive assistance in the signing and witnessing from your consultant. Our storage facility will be offered for safe keeping of your important legal documents.

Our philosophy

“Prevention is better than cure”
We create robust legal documents for our clients including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, bespoke Trusts and more to make sure your family are not left picking up the pieces.

Common questions

Is a Will Legally Binding?

For a Will to be legally binding a number of requirements must be met. The process we follow makes sure those requirements are met.

Can a Will be changed?

A Will can be changed by means of a Codicil but often incurs a charge. However if the Will is maintained as a live document using our legal storage service, changes/additions can be made without additional rewriting charges.

How long does it all take?

The time taken for a consultation varies depending on the complexity of your situation and the questions you may have. We do ask that you allow for at least an hour of your time. The preparation to completion. Your legal documents will be delivered to you in 7-14 working days.

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