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What effect has the Covid-19 outbreak had on Will-Writing? 30/03/2020

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, and its drastic effects on social mobility and health in the United Kingdom over the past weeks, many people have rightly thought about making their wills. But as many solicitors’ offices and will-writing services have shut at this time to prevent the spread of the infection, there have been many questions surrounding how this important task can still be completed.

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Do I need a Solicitor? 30/03/2020

Death is a difficult subject, both emotionally and legally. It can conjure up images of complicated discussions with those who are, professionally, best able to prepare for it. For some, this means contacting the family solicitor. For others, it perhaps means finding one in the first place. But are lawyers essential at all at this stressful stage in our lives?

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DIY Wills 30/03/2020

According to the law, anyone can make a will. Theoretically, all one needs is a piece of a paper and a pen. Is it advisable? No, but there are lots of do-it-yourself kits available as templates for this purpose.

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Why is writing a Will so important? 28/03/2020

It may come as some surprise to hear that only about half of Britons have written their will. Perhaps many have put off preparing for the end as it’s too grim a subject, or simply because it sounds too daunting. But it is an immensely helpful thing to have, and not at all too much trouble to do. Thanks to Kwil, you can access, amend and affirm your will from anywhere.

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Different types of Will 25/03/2020

There are multiple types of will available, each with their own special benefits. They range from Single Wills, Couples Wills, Mirror Wills, to more complex ones.

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Who Should appear in my Will 22/03/2020

Along with a list of your assets, a will must include those individuals or institutions to whom you are leaving your estate. It should also contain the names of certain people who can validate the document, as well as carry out its orders.

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Gifts and Funeral Wishes in your will 18/03/2020

Other than allocating our estate, many of us will have more sentimental instructions that we will want carried out, like the giving of gifts and any other funeral wishes.

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Inheritance Tax- How a Will can Help 13/03/2020

We all know the saying that ‘nothing is certain in this world, except death and taxes’. But not many of us realise that tax can have a drastic effect on those we leave behind. With inheritance tax potentially taking a great deal of our estate away from our loved ones, writing a will can help avoid it being applied and ensure our loved ones get as much of our estate as possible.

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Storing and Editing your Will 10/03/2020

As highly important documents, a will must be kept in a secure location. Most will-writing services instruct their customers to put them in storage, but there are better ways of ensuring your documents are kept safe. Thankfully, Kwil can provide you with the best security available, as well as the chance to amend your will from wherever you are.

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What happens to my house if I die? 8/03/2020

As probably your most valuable financial asset, it is important to know exactly what will happen to your home once you’re gone. Writing a will makes certain that you have your say on this important issue.

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