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Who will take care of your pets?

Who will take care of your pets?

Did you know that you cannot leave a bequest directly to a pet? The law treats a pet as a ...
How much does it cost to change a Will?

How much does it cost to change a Will?

There are different types of change that you may need to make to a Will, and different approaches. ...
Signing your Will – how the recent law change can help you finally write your Will.

Signing your Will – how the recent law change can help you finally write your Will.

The legal statute that describes the requirements for signing your Will was written in 1837. That ...
Will writing in troubled times

Will writing in troubled times

Today’s blog post isn’t quite like anything we’ve done before. We felt, all things considered, ...
How to make a Will – for somebody else…today

How to make a Will – for somebody else…today

We are in the midst of a very strange time with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. People are ...
How can I update my Will?

How can I update my Will?

Most people don’t have a Will. And of those who do, many are not kept up to date. We often ...

Writing a Will for the non-traditional family

Many of us now live in non-traditional, or “non-nuclear” families. According to ...
Dying without a Will – When does it make sense?

Dying without a Will – When does it make sense?

Dying without a Will is a choice. You can choose whether to take the time to prepare a Will, or ...
Probate in the UK; What is probate, and what does it cost?

Probate in the UK; What is probate, and what does it cost?

There are two ways to die in the UK; with a Will, and without a Will. If you are clever, you would ...
Challenging a Will: What are the grounds for contesting a Will in the UK?

Challenging a Will: What are the grounds for contesting a Will in the UK?

Have you ever been left out of a Will and thought that you deserved something from the estate? Do ...
Make a Will online – 4 steps, 20 minutes, only £39.95

Make a Will online – 4 steps, 20 minutes, only £39.95

Most UK adults do not have a Will. It’s unfortunate because every adult needs a Will and you ...
The Will Template at LegalWills.co.uk. Your Will in 20 minutes.

The Will Template at LegalWills.co.uk. Your Will in 20 minutes.

Technically, the Will writing service at LegalWills.co.uk is not a Will template, but rather, 160 ...
What is a Codicil to a Will- and why it is never the solution that you need.

What is a Codicil to a Will- and why it is never the solution that you need.

A codicil to a Will is a document, attached to an existing Will, that makes reference to that, ...
How much does it cost to write a Will? – £0 to £1,000 explained.

How much does it cost to write a Will? – £0 to £1,000 explained.

A Last Will and Testament is a document that makes key appointments for you, and describes the ...
Will writing service – what to look for in a Will writing company.

Will writing service – what to look for in a Will writing company.

Every single adult should have a Will in place, but most do not. If you are reading this, you may ...
The Mirror Will explained – What is it? and how do you make one?

The Mirror Will explained – What is it? and how do you make one?

What does a Mirror Will mean? A Mirror Will is actually two Wills, usually created by spouses or ...
Do I need a Will if I have no assets? Yes. A Will does so much more.

Do I need a Will if I have no assets? Yes. A Will does so much more.

At LegalWills.co.uk, one of the most frequent questions we hear is “Do I need a Will?&;. ...
Six common estate planning mistakes – getting your Will right.

Six common estate planning mistakes – getting your Will right.

Six Common Estate Planning Mistakes Estate planning is a critical part of financial planning, but ...
Review of UK Online Will services 2020 – your guide to the best.

Review of UK Online Will services 2020 – your guide to the best.

Updated November 2019. Will writing options Before the advent of online Will writing services  ...
Planned Giving – Which charities are included in Wills?

Planned Giving – Which charities are included in Wills?

“A note on Privacy: the protection and security of the documents created on our web site are of ...
An Executor for your Will – how to make the best appointment

An Executor for your Will – how to make the best appointment

How to Choose an Executor for Your Will One of the most important estate planning decisions that ...
Digital assets as part of your estate plan – caring for your online accounts

Digital assets as part of your estate plan – caring for your online accounts

Digital Assets – What You Really Need to Know Have you thought about how your digital assets would ...
Estate planning and divorce – What you really need to know

Estate planning and divorce – What you really need to know

Divorce is a very stressful time and there are many things that you need to think about. One of ...
How do you choose an Executor for your Will?

How do you choose an Executor for your Will?

How to Choose an Executor for Your Will Are you struggling with the question of how to choose an ...
Holographic Will – clearing up some misconceptions

Holographic Will – clearing up some misconceptions

You may have come to the conclusion that writing your Will with a solicitor is too expensive. You ...
Free Will Kits exposed – why they are the worst option.

Free Will Kits exposed – why they are the worst option.

“Why should I pay £39.95 for your service when there are free Will kits available?& ...
Want to write your own Will? 10 things to look out for.

Want to write your own Will? 10 things to look out for.

Maybe a solicitor has quoted you a few hundred pounds to prepare your Will. Perhaps you are now ...
Naming a Guardian for Children – why you need a Will

Naming a Guardian for Children – why you need a Will

“My husband and I are interested in creating a will. Our primary reason is to ensure our ...
The Ten Best Reasons to Write a Will now

The Ten Best Reasons to Write a Will now

We know that most people have not written their Will. These people fall into two camps; the group ...
How to write a Will – 5 simple steps at LegalWills.co.uk

How to write a Will – 5 simple steps at LegalWills.co.uk

Most people know that they need a Will, but according to recent statistics, as many as 30 million ...

Here’s a discount code for a Legal Will – 10 reasons why you won’t use it.

If you step through the service at LegalWills.co.uk, you can create a legal Will for £39.95. ...
The Will kit: 20 ways that a blank form Will kit could lead to disaster

The Will kit: 20 ways that a blank form Will kit could lead to disaster

Why do I need to pay to create a Will using your service, when I can get a free one downloaded ...
The cost of a funeral: Guest Post

The cost of a funeral: Guest Post

This is a guest post written by Juliette Kay One of the biggest expenses that you may occur in ...
Will writing: the regulation of the profession.

Will writing: the regulation of the profession.

There has been a great deal of discussion recently regarding the regulating of Will writing as a ...
Can you use a sample Will to write your own Will?

Can you use a sample Will to write your own Will?

Most people know that they need a Will, but many are put off by the cost of going to a solicitor, ...
Writing a Will: why there is nothing to fear

Writing a Will: why there is nothing to fear

Many people try to lead you into thinking that writing a Will is so complicated that only a ...
Writing your Will: 10 key steps to getting it done right.

Writing your Will: 10 key steps to getting it done right.

We’ve been offering a service to help you prepare your own Will for 14 years now. To us, the ...
What’s the problem with blank Will forms? They don’t work !

What’s the problem with blank Will forms? They don’t work !

We always position our service as a happy mid-ground between expensive solicitor fees and the ...

12 reasons to use an Online Will service instead of a DIY Will Kit

I’d like to start by defining some terms. An Online Will service allows you to step through ...
10 terms you will learn when you write your Will

10 terms you will learn when you write your Will

When you prepare a Will using our service, the final document will include many legal terms and ...
What happens if you die without a Last Will and Testament?

What happens if you die without a Last Will and Testament?

I don’t need a Will. It is obvious who will get my things anyway. Everything will go to my ...

New home for our blog

We have been offering our online legal Will service since 2003, and have been blogging about ...