What is an executor of a will and how do you appoint them?
One of the most important parts of writing a will is choosing your executors. Here, we’ll cover who can be an executor, what they do and why they’re so important.Read more
What happens to my house if I die?
Your home is probably the most valuable asset you own, so it's important that you have a say over what happens to it when you die. Here's everything you need to know about including property in your will.Read more
What is a mirror will and do I need one?
When couples in the UK think about writing a will, the term ‘mirror will’ often springs to mind. But is it really the best option for you and your partner?Read more
What to put in a will
Thinking about writing a will but unsure where to start? This simple guide explains the key steps involved so you know exactly what to expect when you start writing your will.Read more
How to choose who inherits your estate
One of the most important things to consider when writing a will is who is going to inherit your estate. Here, we cover everything you need to know before choosing your beneficiaries.Read more
What happens to pets when their owners die?
Writing a will lets you do more than appoint guardians for your children, you can also choose who looks after your pets if something happens to you. Here's everything you need to know to make sure your pets are provided for when you’re gone.Read more
How to appoint a legal guardian in your will
If you have children under 18, you need to write a will and appoint legal guardians to protect their future. Here’s everything you need to know about guardians, their responsibilities and how to choose them.Read more
What is the best type of will for married couples?
For most married couples, a joint will is usually the best option. This allows each of you to write your own individual wishes without having to pay for two separate wills. For more complex relationships, a trust may be a better option.Read more
What are the rules of intestacy?
The rules of intestacy decide what happens to someone’s estate when they die without a will.Read more
What happens if you don't write a will?
When someone dies without writing a will, their estate is shared out following the rules of intestacy. Here, we’ll cover what this means and who can inherit when there isn’t a valid will in place.Read more
Everything you need to know before writing a will
Thinking about making your will but not sure where to start? Here's everything you need to know before writing a will.Read more
Wills can continue to be witnessed via Zoom until 2024
As of 12 Jan 2022, wills can continue to be witnessed via Zoom in England and Wales. This will help people who are isolating either with covid or if they are vulnerable and have to stay at home to avoid social contact.Read more
How well do you know your loved ones? A festive quiz from Farewill
Lots of people think writing a will is all about death, but we're going to put it out there and say that we think it's all about love. And, strange as it sounds, it can actually be a fun thing to talk about with your family and friends.Read more