Memorandum of Wishes
Memorandum of wishes
A Memorandum of Wishes is a confidential document which accompanies your will. It has three main uses:
- With a Traditional Will, it is normally used to set out detailed instructions about your personal belongings and jewellery, specifying which items should be given to whom.
- With a Family Trust Will, its function is to give your Trustees more detailed instructions about how you want them to take care of your assets for your Beneficiaries. Often, it will tell them that, if you are the first to die, you want them to treat your spouse as the main or sole beneficiary for the rest of his or her life, and that you then want them to treat the next generations equally, in turns, as far as possible.
- With a will drafted in accordance with Muslim traditions, it tells your executors how you want them to share out your assets, if you want them to vary the Muslim rules of succession.
The cost of a Memorandum of Wishes is £100 for a single person and £150 for a couple, but is included with a Family Trust Will, which is in turn included with our Testamentary, Intermediate and Comprehensive Estate Plans.
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"As a single person with no dependants I wanted to ensure that in the event of my death my assets would be given to the people that I wanted - Gina sorted it simply and in plain english - that’s a real comfort. Thanks!!"