We can help put your wishes in writing

Many people are put off making wills because we have to consider our own mortality when writing them. But a comprehensive will should be seen as a gift to your loved ones. At a time when they are grieving your passing, the last thing they will want to do is contest your will or make decisions without knowing what your true wishes were. We can help you make things easier for them by putting your wishes in writing.

What are the benefits of making a will?

Making a will doesn’t only benefit your loved ones. It also gives you peace of mind and allows you to feel confident that your affairs will be handled in the way you want them to be when you are gone.

A detailed will ensures that the following things happen when you pass away:

When should you make a will?

It is never too early to make a will. Most people decide to write a will as soon as they become parents, but there is nothing wrong with making a will much earlier than that. If you are old enough to have grandchildren, but have never written a will, you should contact your chosen solicitor to make one as soon as possible.

What happens when somebody challenges a will?

If you have genuine concerns about the circumstances in which your loved one’s will was drafted and completed, or wish to dispute the information within the will itself, you can contest it.

The following are all valid reasons for contesting a will, if you believe them to be true:

Why should Andrew Hurrell write your will?

As a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), advising family members about wills, trusts and estate planning has always been one of our core services. We understand the emotional and practical considerations you will be making when writing your will, and our team are always on hand to answer questions or provide support throughout the process.

We also offer free will and deed storage facilities, unlike most high street mortgage lenders who charge for this service.

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Solicitors for the Elderly is an independent organisation of legal professionals who specialise in providing legal advice to elderly and vulnerable clients.

The Notaries Society represents the 900 or so Notaries Public currently practising in England and Wales.

STEP is a worldwide professional association that promotes integrity, best practice and training and development amongst its members.