Sample Wills 1

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Want to make a start on your will?

Making a will is simple

Making a Will is not about wealth it is about making sure that what you want to happen to your estate does happen. It gives you the opportunity to specify such things as who will administer your estate, who will care for your children and who will receive specific items of your property.


THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me

of

1. I revoke all previous wills made by me

2. Subject to the payment of my debts funeral expenses and administration expenses I give all my estate both real and personal to my

wife and appoint her sole executrix of this my will

3. If my wife dies before me or the gift to her shall fail for any other

reason then subject to payment of my debts funeral expenses and administration expenses I give all my estate both real and personal to my son of and appoint him

sole executor of this my will

4. I wish to be cremated and have my ashes scattered

IN WITNESS whereof I have signed this my will this day of

[month year]

Signed by the said as his [Signature of testator]

last will in the presence of us [Signature of first witness]

both being present at the same [Name, address and occupation of

time who at his request and in first witness]

his presence and in the presence [Signature of second witness]

of each other have hereunto [Name, address and occupation of

signed our names as witnesses second witness]


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see: Making a will - The Law Society. Please note that will making differs in Scotland and this website currently deals with English laFree Will download

 

Perhaps you might consider taking legal advice from a solicitor about making a will if any of the following apply to your circumstances:

 

  1. A number of people could make a claim on your estate when you pass away because they depend on yourself financially
  2. You want to include a trust in your will (perhaps to provide for children, to save tax, or simply protect your assets in some way after you become deceased)
  3. Your physical and permanent home is not in the UK and / or you are not a British citizen
  4. You live here in the UK but you have additional property abroad
  5. You own all or part of a UK business.
  6.  

see: Making a will - The Law Society. Please note that will making differs in Scotland and this website currently deals with English law.

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