Do I need a Will?
If you do not have a Will, the Rules of Intestacy will apply and in many cases the result is not as you might expect.
Your spouse or civil partner may not inherit your whole estate
In a partnership?
Your partner will not inherit anything
They will not inherit anything
A will trust may protect against home care costs
Funds left in a disabled person's trust will not be taken into consideration in the assessment of care contributions
Children under 18 years?
A will can specify guardians and trustees
No close relatives?
Your whole estate will pass to the Crown
A will can ensure that full advantage is taken of the Nil Rate Band and the new Residence Nil Rate Band
Specify who is to be responsible to seeing to the administration of your estate