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
How to manage your Farewill account
We created our online will writing service to make writing a will simple and stress free – and the same goes with managing your account. From resetting your password to cancelling your subscription, you can find out exactly how to do it here.Read more
What happens to your business when you die?
When it comes to writing a will, it’s important to have a plan in place for your business. Here’s everything you need to know about leaving a business in your will.Read more
How to revoke a will
Our guide explains how to revoke (cancel) your will, why you might want to do so, and why it’s a good idea to review your will every two yearsRead more
What is a will trust?
A will trust is any trust that’s included as part of your will. By setting up a trust, you can pass control of your assets to your “trustees”. They can then transfer the funds to beneficiaries following the wishes set out in your will.Read more
How to update or amend a will
Our unlimited changes that you can get with your will make it quick and easy to update it in the future. Here, we look at how it works and why it's so important to keep your will up to date.Read more
What is a codicil to a will?
A codicil is a legal document that allows you to amend an existing will. This can be helpful if you want to add new family members or leave gifts to charities, but it’s better to write a new will for larger changes.Read more