Some 70% of people die without a will. The rules of intestacy which apply can lead to unexpected results and unnecessary distress for the family. As well as ensuring that your estate passes to those to whom you intend, our team in Harpenden can help to save thousands of pounds with some simple ideas which can be included in a will.
Making a will can be an uncomfortable and complicated process, which can be off putting. But with more complex family structures, and more people choosing to live together rather than marry, making sure that your assets go to the people you want, doesn’t always happen if you haven’t made a will.
Without a will, your estate falls under the government's strict intestacy rules which mean that you get no say as to who inherits what. If you're unmarried, your partner has no automatic right to inherit anything, no matter how long you've been together.
Our Will writing solicitors will talk you through what you need to do, explaining the process and help you to make a will that covers all your needs.
We recommend that everyone should review their Will whenever there is a major change in life such as buying or selling a home, getting married, starting a family or getting divorced.
So, if you have experienced a change in circumstances contact our Wills Team in Harpenden to arrange a review of your existing will.
If you would like to make a will or amend an existing will, please get in touch with our Specialist team of Will Writing solicitors based at our Harpenden office. Call 01582 715234, email firstname.lastname@example.org or complete our Online Contact Form and we'll get back to you.
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