Perhaps the most important document you will ever make, a Will does not have to be overly complicated or confusing. However, it is important that you take expert advice to avoid unexpected pitfalls and ensure you leave your affairs as organised as possible on your death.
Although a Will is essential for anyone who wants to ensure their affairs are dealt with as they wish when they are no longer here, a properly drawn Will is particularly important in any of the following circumstances:
- Re-marriage, separation or divorce
- Unmarried partners
- Children from different relationships
- Minor children
- Estranged family members
- Business interests or foreign property
- Significant wealth
If you have already made a Will, that’s a great first step, but you then need to keep it under review and up to date. Changes in the law and in your personal circumstances may mean that your Will is no longer appropriate.
So if you are interested in making a Will or would simply like your existing arrangements to be reviewed, please get in touch. We are happy to give initial advice over telephone (0113 227 0298) or by email, free of charge.
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