Traditional Wills are a straightforward, cost-effective way forward
Our Traditional Wills are modern, efficient documents which enable you to deal with your estate in a straightforward way, so that your assets are directly inherited by the people of your choice.
This works very well if you have a modest estate and straightforward wishes, and don’t feel the need to take the protective measures that are central to the Family Trust Will.
With a Traditional Will, you can: -
Appoint the right people to administer your affairs after you have passed away – your Executors;
Appoint the right people to bring up your children if they are orphaned before they reach adulthood – your Testamentary Guardians.
Pass your assets into the direct ownership of your chosen heirs – making Absolute Legacies.
However, this probably won’t be the right kind of Will for you if are concerned about: -
Care home fees in later life;
The risk of your estate being diverted to your children’s stepparent if you die first and your other half remarries;
Divorce-proofing or debt-proofing your child’s inheritance;
Providing equitably for your blended family.
If you have concern about any of these issues, a Family Trust is likely to be the right solution.
The cost of a Traditional Will is £300 if you are single and £440 if you are a couple.
Traditional Wills are included with our Budget and Budget Plus Estate Plans.
Family Trust Deed
How to put a ring of steel around your family's assets.Read more...
Family Trust Will
Preserving your Assets for your FamilyRead more...
Memorandum of Wishes
Memorandum of wishesRead more...
Deed of Severance
The way you co-own your home with your other half really matters.Read more...
Advance Directive, or Living Will
Staying in control of your life choicesRead more...
Storing your Will
Keeping your Will and Other Documents Safe and ValidRead more...
Updating your Will
Your Will is only fit for its purpose if it's up to date.Read more...
Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare
It's your life - make sure it's you who always decidesRead more...
Lasting Power of Attorney for Property and Financial Affairs
Lasting Power of Attorney for Property and Financial Affairs - Planning Forward to Stay in ControlRead more...
Easy access to legal help at controlled cost.Read more...
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Traditional Estate Plan
An efficient way to protect yourself in later life and protect your legacyRead more...
Traditional Plus Estate Plan
Taking Care of your legacy, your lifestyle and your finances with our Traditional Plus Estate PlanRead more...
Family Trust Estate Plan
Protecting your assets in every eventuality.Read more...
Family Trust Plus Estate Plan
A robust way to protect yourself and your family, whatever may happen..Read more...
Family Trust Extra Estate Plan
Every eventuality taken care ofRead more...
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