Is a will a public document?
This guide explains when your will can become public, and what to do if you want to keep some of your wishes private.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
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 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 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 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
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 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 are STEP provisions and why are they important?
When you write a will with Farewill, it includes some general provisions that grant additional powers to your executors and trustees. Here, we’ll cover what these are and why you need to know about them.Read more
How to avoid inheritance tax
You can avoid inheritance tax by leaving everything to your spouse or civil partner in your will. Alternatively, you could reduce your inheritance tax bill by giving gifts while you're alive or leaving part of your estate to charity.Read more
Who can witness and sign a will?
A will can be witnessed and signed by anyone over the age of 18 – such as a neighbour, friend or colleague. The only rules are that they can't be a beneficiary of your will, married to a beneficiary, or blind.Read more