Protecting what matters most to you. Choosing to draw up a will in Ightham is an extremely responsible action.
Having a will makes sure that it is clear where you want your possessions, savings and property to be distributed so that courts don’t need to make the decisions.
Once you have a will in place, you will feel a massive sense of relief. You can then know that you have created a plan for a time that can be very emotional.
Make sure you do it in time! Do the planning now so that you make sure that your wishes are clear for the future.
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If you were to pass without a will it could cause financial difficulties, the responsibility for legal fees and many other pressures that fall to your loved ones at the time of mourning. By protecting your assets and making it clear what happens to them, a will can reduce the anxiety that your family experiences. What can happen if I don’t make a will? Very few people sit down to think about what could happen in the future. Assets may be taken away by the state or frozen in lieu of court judgements, and also, if a surviving partner remarries, then it is very possible that your children don’t get the inheritance that you would have liked them to have. Many people believe that in the absence of a will, the surviving partner or spouse automatically inherits the deceased’s estate. The process isn’t always as easy as you may think. Disputes between relatives over a deceased person’s estate are surprisingly common.
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I have recently made my will with Brighton Wills and Trusts. From my first enquiry to the signing of my will, Jane has been professional. helpful but most of all, totally approachable.I knew roughly what I wanted to do with my property and belong...
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Jane Amos met us on zoom and talked through the process. She was the consummate professional and, after a bit of back and forth by email, produced the draft of wills for myself and my wife. Followed up with a nicely produced bound version. All ve...
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In which time she explained very clearly the areas we needed to consider when writing
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We strive at all times to be open and honest and ‘real’, keeping your best interests at the centre of all we do. We maintain excellent standards through our membership of The Society of Will Writers, who administer the industry code of practice. With over 1500 Wills and lasting power of attorney documents produced since 2014, our satisfied customers appreciate our non-stuffy approach to what is a technical and sometimes quite sensitive task. And for your peace of mind, we carry professional and indemnity insurance of £2 million, and we are always happy to provide references if required.
We firmly believe that drawing up a will doesn’t need to be a formal, stuffy, arduous process- As a family-owned business we take pride in being friendly and open and providing you with expert advice and a professional service.
Founded in 2014, we have years of experience in will writing and estate planning in Ightham, working with satisfied customers in and around Ightham. Our full range of will writing services in Ightham Wills are a responsible thing to do at any stage of life. Whether you have significant financial decisions to make, are buying a property, have just sold a business, or just want to feel a little more confident about the way your assets will be distributed if you were to pass, drawing up a will removes doubt, puts you in control and gives you peace of mind.
We are members of The Society of Will Writers, who are responsible for administering the code of conduct for the industry, and we always work to their high standards, keeping your best interests at the centre of all we do. We have drawn up over 1500 wills and have developed a superb reputation through our friendly, open approach. If you need to organise Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) then this falls within the remit of our services.
If you were unable to make decisions due to an accident or illness causing a loss of mental capacity then the person you have trusted with power of attorney will be able to look after your financial, welfare and health needs, and to make decisions on your behalf. Whether you are going through the process of purchasing a new residential or commercial property, thinking about the future of your estate, or just at the stage where you are planning for the long term, it is always a good idea to get a will in place and it’s never too early to plan. We offer professional will writing throughout Ightham, and always ensure that your best interests are represented in the final document.
At such an emotionally charged time these arguments can cause much heartache. Assets will be distributed according to the law when there is no will in place, and this may not be how you want things to proceed. As someone married and with children, it is not necessarily the case that your spouse will automatically inherit your estate. Instead, your children and your spouse may have the assets distributed between them. If you are not married, your partner may not get any of your assets. Writing a will in Ightham can protect your assets from just about any eventuality.
Will writing doesn’t have to be an expensive, stuffy experience you put off until it’s too late!
As well as offering high-quality will writing, Brighton Wills and Family Trust is happy to provide a full selection of estate planning services. Whether you need family trusts or probate forms, or want to prepay a funeral to take the strain off your family in the future, we can help.
We can make legal provisions for Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA). If you have diminished mental capacity then you may need to have estate planning done by someone else trusted by you, and they will need LPA.
Storing your will The way in which your will is stored and is readily accessible could make the difference between you having a legally binding and accessible will, or dying “intestate”, due to your will not being found or usable at the time of your estate’s distribution. When your will has been written, you need to keep it in a place that is safe and where your executors will be able to find it when the time comes. If your will is damaged or if your executors can’t find it after your death, then your wishes might not be followed and the people that you want to inherit your possessions and money might not do so. We will talk to you and find out about your storage situation and advise whether you should use a third-party solicitor, your own will storage service or perhaps lodge your will with the probate service.
The Society of Will Writers was founded in 1994 and has since grown to become not only the largest, but also the leading self-regulatory body governing will writers and estate planners alike. Alongside offering ongoing training, The Society of Will Writers regulates the industry through stringently vetting potential members of the Society against tight criteria, including proficiency standards.
Established in 1991 as a self-regulatory body, The Institute of Professional Will Writers protects the general public from practitioners who are unethical, unqualified and not fit to work in the will writing industry, and has become the recognised body for promoting and regulating the profession.
For more information and if you would like to learn more about what Brighton Wills can do for you, please contact us today. We are available on 01273 385833 or you can email us at [email protected] and we will get back to you ASAP. Will be more than happy to book you in for a free no obligation initial consultation.