Contributor: Stewart McNab, Barrister
Creating a valid will is the only way to ensure your assets are disposed of exactly as you wish after you die. Yet so many people never create one. While the processes and language associated with willmaking may sound complex, a basic will is all that most people need. Below, in simple English, we’ve explained the fundamentals of creating a will – and even provided a template for drawing up a basic one.
This section includes the following topics:
- Introduction and the law of wills
- The parties involved
- Changing a will
- An example of a will
- Having a will checked
- Model will
- Contacts and resources
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