Free will making guide What is Free Wills Month?
Notify me Thanks for registering your interest Please could you spare one more moment to let us know which charities you would be most interested in supporting in your Will. Charities you select may want to contact you by email about their work and how you can support them.
The charity ies concerned will first ask you what kind of information you would like to receive and how you would like to receive it. If you are happy to be contacted, please tick. Capacity Marketing for Charities who organise Free Wills Month offer several programmes that enable supporters of charities to write their Will and consider leaving a gift in their Will to a favoured cause.
If you are happy to receive further information from Capacity, please tick. Submit Thanks for letting us know your preferred charities. Frequently Asked Questions How does the campaign work? Members of the public aged 55 and over contact one of the firms of solicitors taking part in a Free Wills Month campaign during the designated month to request an appointment.
The solicitor will help to draw up a Will that accurately reflects the wishes of the individual or couple. Those taking up the offer are under no obligation to leave a gift to one of the Free Wills Month charities, however, we earnestly hope that many will see this as a chance to help their favourite cause.
Appointments are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. Once all available appointments are booked the campaign will close, this may be before the end of the campaigning month.
Who is the campaign open to? Free Wills Month is intended for individuals or couples aged 55 and over.
Do the charities get a copy of each Will? The only documentation that is sent on to us is the confidential declaration form which asks questions such as where people heard of the campaign, their age and whether or not they have left a gift to one or more of the Free Wills Month charities.
What happens if a Will is complicated?
If your Will needs some more work, the solicitor may ask you to pay the balance yourself, however, most people only require simple Wills. How can I get involved? You can find out more about how to get involved as a solicitor in the Free Wills Month campaign by visiting this page.
Share Please help us spread the word about this campaign by sharing:There are many specific reasons for writing a will, including: Children. If you have children or step-children under 18, you should choose who will look after them and ensure there are funds to help.
Free will writing service As an Oxfam supporter we want to offer you the chance to write or amend a simple Will free of charge.
It's a great opportunity to make your first Will, or update your current Will - without having to worry about the cost. Q. Can I use the Free Will Service? Anyone aged 55 and over can use the service.
If you are writing a mirror Will with your partner, just one of you needs to be aged over Q. Is any Will free? Most simple Wills are free using our Free Will Service.
Free Wills Month takes place in every March and October. Age UK, along with other national charities, is offering members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have a simple will written or updated for free of charge by .
Will-writing services are available in books and on the internet. However, self help will-writing books and will-writing firms are not regulated by the Law Society of Scotland so . Free Wills Month in March has now closed Free Wills Month brings together a group of well-respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have their simple Wills written or updated free of charge by using participating solicitors in selected locations around England, Scotland and Wales.