How do I write a Will for free?

28th August 2020 By Arman Khosravi

It is very important to make a Will during your lifetime, while you have the mental capacity to do so. Having a Will ensures that your loved ones are provided for. However, many people are put off from having their Will drawn up professionally by a solicitor because they worry that it will be too expensive. This article will talk you through how to write a Will for free.

How to have a professionally drafted Will for free

At Oliver Fisher, we are proud to offer a free Will service throughout the month of November. This service applies to the writing or updating of simple Wills. To apply for a free Will, all you need to do is contact us. We will take your instructions and draft a Will for you. We will even register your Will for free with Certainty (usually £25 +VAT). Instead of a fee, we invite clients to make a donation to Will Aid.

Will Aid is a special partnership between the legal profession and nine of the UK’s best-loved charities, including Age UK and the British Red Cross. With the support of solicitors like us who donate our skills, Will Aid enables people to have a professionally drafted Will whilst providing them with an opportunity to support charity.

“Will Aid is a fantastic scheme which makes Will-drafting services accessible for everyone” says Lisa Bilham, who coordinates the scheme at Oliver Fisher.

Each year Will Aid collaborates with solicitors nationwide to provide peace of mind to thousands of people. If you would like to request a Will, you can do so here.

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