Providing you with ways to be responsible in protecting what matters. When you draw up a will in Otford you are doing one of the most responsible things you can do.
It ensures that courts are out of the decision-making process because you have clearly said how you want your possessions, savings and property distributed.
Having a will in place can give you massive peace of mind. You will have created some order and clear instructions for a time that can be massively emotional.
Don’t let time catch up on you! Do the planning now so that you make sure that your wishes are clear for the future.
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Passing without a will in place could leave your loved ones facing financial hardship, unbearable pressure and mounting legal fees at a time of mourning A will helps protect your assets and relieves the debilitating worry your family could face. If I don’t draw up a will what can happen? Few people consider what could happen in the months and years that follow. 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. Most people assume that the spouse inherits everything when there is no will drawn up. The process through which this happens is not always easy though. You’d be surprised how often there are disputes and wrangles between relatives over an estate.
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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...
Brighton Wills was a real find - a specialist will-writer - just what I needed. Jane Amos was lovely to deal with, and her advice invaluable; for example, she instantly recommended a Vulnerable Persons Trust for a beneficiary who was receiving St...
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Brighton Wills have been marvellous. They have listened, guided and been incredibly patient. I asked a lot of question, which were answered with absolute clarity. I can now rest easy knowing that mine and my husband's wills are now in order. A hu...
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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...
My husband and i found the whole will writing process very professionally handled . The advice we received was informative and useful. Jane was extremely helpful and dealt with all our requests expertly.
Jane and Mark of Brighton Wills are both professional and friendly putting you at ease whilst guiding you through the process of writting your will, which both my partner and I thought would be quite a daunting process. This was not the case, we ...
A very prompt and efficient service, Jane was with my wife and I for less than one hour
In which time she explained very clearly the areas we needed to consider when writing
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Few days later I received my Will copy!...
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Five star service from start to finish .Jane is extremely professional and knowledgeable. I have been very impressed with her work and her prompt response when I asked her to make some amendments to my will several months after it had been finali...
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At the heart of our business we are real people, always striving to meet your best interests. We always work to extremely high standards and are members of the body that administers the industry code of practice, The Society of Will Writers. Our satisfied customers have received over 1500 lasting Power of Attorney and will documents and they tell us that they appreciate our personable approach to what is a technical and sometimes quite difficult task. And we maintain £2 million of professional indemnity insurance to ensure that you can have peace of mind, and always more than happy to provide you with references should you wish to get a grasp of the work we have done in the past.
We believe that writing a will in Otford does not need to be a stuffy or formal experience As a family-owned business we take pride in being friendly and open and providing you with expert advice and a professional service.
From the time we opened our doors in 2014, our massively experienced will-writing and estate planning professionals in Otford have been working with satisfied customers in Otford. Will writing services offered in Otford Will writing is responsible step at all stages of your life. Having a well-written will can make you feel more in control and can remove doubts and give you peace of mind, whether you are buying a property, selling a business or just want to know that your estate is planned in the event of your passing.
We always maintain high standards and meet the code of practice of The Society of Will Writers, which we’re members of, and keep your requirements and best interests in keen focus. Our excellent reputation for will writing has been developed through our honest, open, straightforward approach, which has enabled us to write over 1500 wills. As part of our services, we can make legal arrangements for Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA).
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. It is always sensible to plan for the future, and that means having a will – whether you own a property, are buying a property, want to take a closer look at your estate, or just want to understand how the future will be should you pass away. Our will writing service in Otford will always ensure that your exact wishes and your best interests are represented in the will produced.
The disagreements and arguments that take place can break people’s hearts when emotions are so charged. When there is no will in place, your assets will be distributed according to the law, which may not be in line with what you want. Your spouse won’t necessarily inherit what you own if you are married with children. Your spouse may benefit, but assets may also be distributed amongst your children. If you aren’t married, then your partner may not be an automatic beneficiary in the eyes of the law. A written will in Otford is a vital step toward protecting against 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). You may need to plan your estate so that someone you trust has an LPA in the event that you have diminished mental capacity due to illness or accident.
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. Your executors need your will to be undamaged, and within easy access when the time comes, so you need to store it safely and somewhere where other people won’t be able to access it before the required time. If your will cannot be found, or if it is damaged in any way, your executors will not be able to guarantee that your wishes will be instigated and the people that you want to benefit from your state will not be able to do so in the manner in which you have laid out. Depending on your circumstances, it might be a good idea to lodge your will with the probate service, with a third party solicitor, or to use our storage system for keeping wills safe and accessible.
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.
To get more information about what Brighton Wills does, and how we may be able to help you, get in touch today. Speak to one of our friendly staff on 01273 385833 or email [email protected] and we will get back to you promptly. For a free no obligation consultation, book your appointment with us today.