At Asset Wills we offer genuine 100% free professional storage for life for every client. If during that time you do require your Will to be updated we guarantee that it will never cost you any more than 25% of our then current Will price. If it is a simple re-draft, there is every chance we'll do it for free.
After making a Will, it is vital that you make sure to store the original copy securely and safely. If the original Will was to go missing or accidently damaged, your executors won't be able to proceed as just a mere copy cannot be admitted to Probate.
If the original copy of the Will is damaged, the Probate Registry may well believe that an attempt has been made to invalidate your Will and can refuse to admit it to probate. This can result in your estate being treated as though you had never made a Will at all. Which in turn, will lead to the consequences of intestacy.
Storing the original copy of your Will at home is possibly the worst place to keep it, these are just some of the reasons why:
Some people may also think about storing the original copy of their Will at a bank, however this can lead to problems, such as:
A Will is a legal document that clearly sets out your wishes for the distribution of your estate after your death. Having a clear, legally valid and up-to-date Will is the best way to help ensure that your assets are protected and distributed according to your wishes.
mirror wills consist of two separate documents that are almost identical. The surviving partner is usually named as the beneficiary of the first death, and then the same beneficiaries on the original will are handed the estate upon the second person’s death.
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In the event that you became incapacitated through serious illness or injury, disability, stroke or dementia… who would you want looking after your property, finances, health and welfare?