Make a Will Online Blog
More than half of the adults in the UK don’t have a will: leading to family heartbreak, arguments, and extra costs. With new probate fees of up to £6,000 imminent in April 2019 estate planning has never been more important. Legal Tech firm Make a Will Online breaks down barriers for access to top quality […]Read More
Short answer: probably. Your legal status changes upon marriage and any existing will is automatically cancelled (or “revoked”) unless it specifically states otherwise. Most wills do not state otherwise, so you should be ready to make a new one as soon as possible after marrying or entering a civil partnership. The months before your wedding […]Read More
If you have been following the news over the last couple of years, you may be aware that there has been a debate about whether the will writing industry should be regulated, how this regulation would look and whether solicitors actually offer a better service than other will writers. The process received attention after the […]Read More
You should make a will… but you need to make sure it will be valid once the ring is on your finger! This is because marriage automatically cancels any last will and testament unless that document specifies otherwise. Most wills do not specify otherwise. This means that you will become intestate upon marriage and your […]Read More
One thing you may want to consider when storing your will is the option of leaving your login details for online accounts in an informal letter that accompanies the will. It can be a messy and prolonged process for your family to gain access to any online accounts you hold, for example anything stored “in […]Read More
Unsurprising news from this year’s Standard Life Wills and Trusts Research Report – only 37% of UK adults have a last will and testament. This sinks to around 10% of people aged 35 to 44 and well below ten percent of people under 35. This means that the majority of UK adults will have no say at all in […]Read More
At the end of the will writing process, after you make a secure payment via debit/credit card or PayPal, your will document is emailed to the email address you provided at the start of the will writing process. Along with the document, you will find comprehensive instructions for signing, witnessing and storing your will. The […]Read More
In almost all circumstances, a married couple should have two separate wills. There is the option of a “joint will” but in practise these are very rare and are treated as two separate wills by the courts anyway; the will is submitted for probate when the first testator dies and then again for each other […]Read More
Because if you don’t make a will, you have no say in how your estate is divided Because the intestacy rules can cause some unpleasant surprises Because managing an estate is slower and more costly without a will Because intestacy makes a hard time even harder for the people that matter most to you Because it costs […]Read More
Making a will may not be at the top of your “to do” list, but we firmly believe that it should be. Less than half an hour of your time and a small investment can guarantee your peace of mind and your loved ones’ security in the event that anything should happen to you. Makeawillonline.co.uk […]Read More
For your peace of mind
Every will is checked by a fully qualified UK solicitor.
We are members of the Society of Will Writers and follow their code of conduct.
£2m professional liability insurance for your protection.
Single Will: £29.50
Pair of Wills: £39.50
Optional printing and postage: from £15
Join 1000's of people who make a will online with us since 2008.
Make a will online using our secure website and get peace of mind in minutes.