Why can't I make a will at home without the need for a solicitor? +You can make a Will without the services of a solicitor. Some stationery shops sell do-it-yourself Wills but while you may think you are saving time and money you may…
Where should I keep my will? +If you make your Will with a solicitor he/she will hold the original for you and give you a copy. Ensure you tell someone where the original is being held.…
I am separated/divorced. Can my estranged spouse challenge my will? +If your separation has not been made legal a challenge is possible. If it has been made legal clauses may have been written into the Separation Agreement excluding the other…
What is an Enduring Power of Attorney? +Click section on Enduring Power of Attorney on the Homepage.
Although I have made a will I am worried about who looks after my financial affairs and who makes medical decisions if I develop Alzheimers Disease or some other mental condition.? +In this instance it would be very wise to have an Enduring Power of Attorney drawn up.
Should I discuss the contents of my will with my family? +Only if you want to.
Do I need to make a new Will after I get married? +Yes. Marriage automatically revokes prior Wills.
Can I change my Will? +Yes. You can change your Will as often as you like.
Does my executor have to know what is in my Will? +No. But they should be told where the Will is being kept.
What is an executor? +An Executor is the person you name in your Will to carry out the terms of your Will and should be chosen with extreme care. One Executor is sufficient but…