Enabling you to protect what is important to you. There are a few behaviours in life as responsible as making a will in Colgate.
Your will means that courts don’t have to make decisions about who your savings, property and personal possessions are distributed to, as it is all clearly stated in the legal document.
Once you have a will you have one less thing to worry about, and will probably feel a sense of relief. You can then know that you have created a plan for a time that can be very emotional.
Do it while you can! Make plans so that you know that your wishes will be understood and carried out.
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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. A will makes it clear what should happen with your assets and can therefore significantly reduce the worry and anxiety that your family will suffer. What happens if I don’t have a will? Not many people actually think about what could happen in the years following your passing. Assets can be lost to the state if frozen, and if a surviving partner remarries then children can even be disinherited. It is a common belief that is when there no will in place the spouse or surviving partner is bequeathed the deceased’s estate as a matter of course. The actual inheritance process can be fraught with difficulties. 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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In which time she explained very clearly the areas we needed to consider when writing
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You will be dealing with real people who have your best interests at the heart of our business. We maintain excellent standards through our membership of The Society of Will Writers, who administer the industry code of practice. Since 2014 we have produced over 1500 lasting Power of attorney documents and Wills and our clients tell us they appreciate our non-stuffy approach to our professional services. 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.
Our team believes that writing a will in Colgate doesn’t have to be overly formal or a dry experience 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 Colgate, working with satisfied customers in and around Colgate. The will writing services that we offer in Colgate Wills are a responsible thing to do at any stage of life. Whether you are buying a property, making significant financial decisions, or simply want to feel secure in how your savings will be distributed in the event of your passing, making a will takes away any element of doubt and puts you in control.
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. Our superb reputation has been built through the writing of over 1500 wills, all legally compliant, with a transparent, friendly, personal approach If you need to organise Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) then this falls within the remit of our services.
You can then make a person you trust responsible for your financial health and welfare situation should you be unable to make good judgements due to diminishing mental capacity as a result of accident or illness. It doesn’t matter whether you are just taking a look at how are your estate will be distributed, if you’re buying a property, thinking about what will happen to it in the future, or just want to make some additional plans, having a will is a sensible decision at any stage of life. We provide professional will writing in Colgate, ensuring that we always put your best interests first.
These arguments can cause a great deal of heartache, tension and force people apart when they should be together. 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. Even if you are married with children, your spouse won’t necessarily automatically be the beneficiary of all that you own. Rather, your state may be apportioned between your children and your spouse. If you aren’t married to your partner, then they may not get an inheritance from you. Having a will in Colgate that is written down is a crucial stepping stone to ensuring that your estate is protected.
Will writing doesn’t have to be an expensive, stuffy experience you put off until it’s too late!
Brighton Wills are well known for providing professional will-writing services, and also for our excellent range 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 provide you with a service enabling you to put in place Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA). You may wish to put an arrangement for an LPA in place in the event that you need a trusted person to make health, welfare and financial decisions if you have suffered loss of mental capacity due to either accident or illness.
The accessibility of your will The safe storage and ease of access of your will is crucial in order to ensure that you don’t die “intestate”, without a valid will being found. 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. The people that you want to inherit your money and possessions might not be able to do so if your will is damaged or if it can’t be found by your executors after you have died. 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 established in 1994 and has, over the years, grown to become the biggest and arguably the best self-regulatory body for estate planners and will writing. The Society is a self-regulatory body that vets potential members through stringent criteria and standards of proficiency and provides ongoing training.
The Institute of Professional Will Writers has become a highly recognised body for promoting and regulating the will-writing industry, and for protecting people from unethical and unqualified practitioners of will writing.
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. For a free no obligation consultation, book your appointment with us today.