1. Instruct professionals to draft a will – whilst you may see packages to help you draft your own will at home, these may cause more problems (and costs!) than any savings you may make. A small outlay to have a professionally drafted will could save your estate thousands;
2. Tell people where your will is stored. Levi Solicitors will store any will we have drafted free of charge in our specially built strong room to ensure that it is kept safe, however we do not get notified upon every death. We would always advise that you tell your executors where the will is stored so that they can obtain this following your death;
3. Tell your loved ones if you have any specific funeral requests. Whilst it is common to include these in the will, the will may not be looked at/located until after the funeral.
If you want to discuss making a will and how it can benefit you, please call our specialist wills and probate solicitors in Leeds, Wakefield and Manchester on 0113 244 9931.
Trainee Solicitor, Connor King and his sister-in-law, Abi, ran a half marathon in November for charity. He took on the Conwy Half Marathon on 19 November, raising money to support research into Sudden Arrhythmic/Adult Death Syndrome UK (SADS UK). Fundraising for this...