Helping you to prepare your Will
Writing your Will lets you decide what happens to your money, property and possessions after your death.
Making a Will lets you decide what happens to your money, property and possessions after your death. If you die without a Will, the law says who gets what, which may not be how you would wish your possessions to be distributed. It is important to make a Will when you can, and not put it off, so that you can put your affairs in order and avoid any confusion about your wishes after you die.
Writing a Will is a lot easier than you might expect
If you're unsure where to start we can help.
You can download a copy of our Guide to Wills and Legacies which offers useful information on making or amending your Will. If you'd rather receive a copy in print, braille or on audio CD please use our quick online form for help preparing your Will. You can also refer to our Will writing glossary and legacy frequently asked questions for more information.
We have a team of five Wills and Legacies Advisers, based across the UK who offer free, confidential and impartial information to our supporters who are writing or updating their Wills. They can offer help over the phone, in writing or in person. They will go through the stages of planning your Will in a straightforward way, identifying any issues or information you'll need prior to your visit to a solicitor or Will writing professional.
Contact a regional legacy adviser
If you'd like to talk things through with your regional adviser please email us at email@example.com, call 0845 600 0313 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) or contact us for help preparing your Will.
If you already have a Will it's important to review it every three years or so, to see if circumstances have changed and if you need to update it.