Will Writing Services
R. E. Froud & Associates (Will Writing Services) Ltd
R. E. Froud & Associates (Will Writing Services) Ltd is based in Frome and we offer a reasonably priced will writing service by visiting you at home, in our office, or via phone or video link. We aim to make the process as straight forward and stress free as possible for you and our consultation will give you a chance to talk through all your options and assist with inheritance tax planning. We offer the following:
- Single wills - £120;
- Mirror wills - £150;
- Will storage;
- Inheritance tax planning;
- Powers of attorney;
- Funeral planning.
More complex wills will be more expensive but you will be advised of this before we begin.
We are a member of the Society of Will Writers and follow their code of practice.
Why should I make a Will?
It’s important to understand what will happen to our estate if we die without a Will. We probably all understand that we should have a Will but the reality is that most of us don’t have one. In fact, it’s suggested that around two thirds of the population in England & Wales don’t currently have a valid Will in place. Making a Will is the only way to ensure that your wishes are carried out after your death. If you have not made, or do not have a valid Will, your property will pass according to the Law of Intestacy. This may not be what you would have wished and may not be as you expect!
If you are single
You might want your estate divided amongst friends, relatives and charities of your choosing and in the proportions you want.
If you are married
Don’t assume “my other half will get everything”. Brothers, sisters or parents may have a claim. Often your children have a right to part of your estate. If you are living as a couple but not officially married, you may be treated as a single person and a surviving partner may get nothing at all.
If you are a parent
You should consider who you would like to look after your children in the event of your death. This is particularly important in the case of single parent families or unmarried parents living together. A valid Will nominating guardians is invaluable in such cases. If no one knows what you would have wanted, the Court will decide on the future of your children, and it may not be what you or your children would have wished.
If you are retired
Maybe you made a Will a long time ago. It probably needs updating to include additional grandchildren or deletion of persons you no longer feel you wish to leave anything to.
Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
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