Emma Hersh

Take Advantage of Free Wills Month

You may already know that the month of October is Free Will Writing Month. This is a great opportunity for those that haven't already prepared this vital document to do so without charge. For the entire month of October those aged 55 and over can write a will and leave their estate, assets, and valuables to their loved ones. Appoint an executor, name beneficiaries and make sure your legacy goes to the right people. There are several places where you can write your will for free during the mont

Finding a will writing service near me

When creating a will to document the division of an estate or assets, the tendency can be to look for a will writing service that is located close by.  Historically the large majority of people have visited their town center or high street and prepared their will with a local solicitor. In fact, the term ‘will writing services near me’ scores very high for the number of searches in Google’s engine. This demonstrates that for those looking to write their will there is a common thread of seekin

What NOT to include in your will

There is a lot of talk around the importance of writing a will to ensure that your money, property, and other assets are bequeathed to the family members or children that you wish to nominate as beneficiaries of your estate. However, did you know that there are certain types of financial assets and property that you should not or cannot include in your will? These types of assets are usually jointly owned or contain some sort of instruction that dictates what happens to the property should you

Pros and cons of writing your will online

If you have recently been considering making a will then you may have stumbled across one of the many online will writing services. While this may look like a fast, efficient way to prepare your last will and testament, it may have left you with some unanswered questions. Here we will take a look at the positives and negatives of using an online service for your will preparation. Pros Convenient Preparing a will online saves a trip to the solicitors office and means that you can write your

When should I update my will?

If you have documented your wishes that are to be carried out after your death in the form of a will, you will need to review it periodically. Having your estate and finances distributed to people of your choosing can be handled legally by way of a will. However if your circumstances change you may want to alter things like beneficiaries or change assets that are bequeathed to a specific person. Life brings about many changes and there are a number of instances where you may need to amend your