It is approximated that 60% of the UK adult population do not have a Will. We all know we should have one. But not enough people have. Moreover, many Wills are invalid.
A Will is essential for anyone who has children, property or financial investments.
If you want to be sure that your wishes are met. Then you need to have a Will drafted. Also you should ensure it is kept up to date.
A Will is a legal document that states:
If you do not have a Will then you die intestate. Therefore your estate is distributed according to the rules set by law. These rules do not cater for your specific wishes. So could mean family members may benefit when you would prefer them not to do so. In some circumstances your assets may go to distant relatives you have never met. Or even the Crown. The number of those dying intestate is rising rapidly.
Within your Will, you can also specify:
Your Will can help you:
Making a Will can be quick and easy when you receive the right guidance. So you need a specialist to help you. At Farani Taylor Solicitors our estate planning team will discuss your wishes, offer guidance and help you to make a Will that’s right for you and your circumstances.