Why You Need a Will

The A-Z of Will Writing

Not sure if a Will is essential for you? Well, read our A-Z guide on why and when you may need a Will at certain milestones in your life.

A is for


None of us want to think about getting older but regardless of age, making a Will is wise whatever your age.

B is for

Becoming parents

If you’ve recently become a parent, make sure your little ones are looked after  whatever may happen. You can nominate future guardians to look after your children in your Will.

C is for


Gifts in Wills make a huge difference to charities; find out how when making yours. You can read more information about including the Air Ambulance or Children’s Air Ambulance in your Will below.

D is for


Give back to the causes you love by including a gift in your Will.

E is for


You can arrange for all, or part, of your estate to be left to charity. Gifts of any size make a huge difference to charities.

F is for

Fixed Fee

Put off by the price of making a Will? Many solicitors have fixed fees.

G is for


As guardians, make sure loved ones are included in your Will.

H is for


Bought a home? Now’s the time to make a Will to ensure everything is up to date.

I is for


If you know who you want to inherit from your estate, make sure that you get it down in writing.

J is for

Jargon Buster

Get in touch with a legal professional to help understand any jargon surrounding your Will

K is for

Know Your Stuff

It’s worth making sure that you consider your assets and liabilities to make sure you know that the people and causes you love receive what you want them to.

L is for

Lasting Legacy

Help charities continue their work, no matter how big or small your contribution. Every donation makes a difference.

M is for

Mirror Wills

Have the same information as your partner to ensure your assets go to where you both want. Unlike a joint Will, you still have control of your own Will if anything changes.

N is for


A marriage certificate doesn’t automatically mean your partner’s entitlement should you pass away. Get a Will to secure your last requests.

O is for


Take the time to get organised with your Will, whether it’s creating a new one or editing your existing document. Make the time to sort out this important document.

P is for

Power of Attorney

Be prepared by selecting a power of attorney; you never know when you’ll need it. Having this is place for both your health and finances ensures that decisions can be made for you by a trusted individual if you are not able to make decisions yourself.

Q is for

Quick Process

Creating a Will can be quick to complete, so what are you waiting for?

R is for


Things change as time passes, so rewrite your Will to make sure it’s up to date.

S is for

Seek Advice

If you’re interested in getting quotes or information, seek advice from the professionals for a rounded view on what differences there are.

Think Ahead – Save any stress on your loved ones by thinking ahead and creating your Will ‘just in case’.

T is for

Think Ahead

Save any stress on your loved ones by thinking ahead and creating your Will ‘just in case’.

U is for

Use a Solicitor

Use a reputable solicitor to draw up your Will as they’ll be able to answer any questions you may have to put your mind at ease.

V is for

Visit Us

Our Legacy team can help or advise on the process of Will writing and including a gift to our charity. Do contact us if you have any queries or would like any further information.

W is for

Will Writing

Get help from a professional for your Will writing rather than attempting to write it yourself.

X is for

Xtra Info

Research is always worthwhile for that bit of extra information on the process of Wills and how they work.

Y is for

Your Money

When you can no longer spend it, make sure your money goes where you want it to.

Z is for

Zero Obligation

There is zero obligation to use the services of those you enquire with about your Will writing. Choose the one that is right for you.