Writing your will

Make sure that your wishes are followed and reduce worry for your loved ones at a very stressful time.

A will is one of the simplest ways to safeguard the future of your family and friends. After you’ve taken care of the people closest to you, a small gift in your will could make a huge difference.

Download our will information booklet for more information and suggested wording to include in your will.

We strongly recommend that you consult a solicitor or a STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) qualified will-writer when you make your will, to ensure it is accurate and reflects your wishes. The Law Society locator can help you find a local solicitor. Please note that the law on making wills varies between parts of the UK.

England and Wales
www.lawsociety.org.uk
0870 6062555

Northern Ireland
www.lawsoc-ni.org
No telephone enquiries

Isle of Man
www.iomlawsociety.co.im
01624 442910

Scotland
www.lawscot.org.uk
0131 2267411

Channel Islands
www.jerseylawsociety.je
01534 601700

 

If you have already written your will and wish to make a simple amendment, you can make a Codicil. 

The Legion could help you have your will written or updated free of charge. Find out more here.

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