October is Free Wills Month!
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.
An up to date Will written by a solicitor ensures your wishes are respected. It also avoids difficult decisions and legal complications for your loved ones. Free Wills Month allows you to provide for family and friends and leave a gift to your chosen charities too.
To take part in Free Wills Month please just scroll down and enter some information to find details of your closest participating solicitors and view information about the charities that are supporting the campaign. Then all you need to do is contact a convenient solicitor to book your appointment. Appointments are limited and available on a first come first served basis.
A gift in your Will costs you nothing now but can make a difference for years to come.
The charities supporting Free Wills Month work for a variety of causes. Their vital services protect and enrich the lives of millions of people every day.
Most UK charities depend on legacies for up to half their income – by taking part in a Free Wills Month campaign you could help one or more of these worthy causes.
Please enter your details below to find the participating charities and solicitors near you.
Please select which charities you will be interested in helping.
Arrange an appointment with one of your local solicitors listed below.
Complete the free will planner before your appointment.
Now that you've hopefully selected a nearby solicitor and made an appointment please download our free will planner and complete it before your meeting. This will help you think through some of the aspects of writing a will and it will enable the solicitor to help you more effectively.
If you have any further questions or had any trouble finding a suitable solicitor please send us a message.
Please spare a moment to let us know how you heard about Free Wills Month:
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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.
Free Wills Month is intended for individuals or couples aged 55 and over. In the case of couples making ‘mirror’ Wills, it is sufficient that one has reached the age of 55.
No. 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.
We have agreed that the campaign will cover the writing of ‘simple’ Wills. If your Will needs some more work, the solicitor may ask you to pay the balance yourself, however, most people only require simple Wills.
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While you're waiting for the campaign to commence it might be a good time to begin planning your Will. We've prepared a helpful guide that leads you through the decision process one step at a time.
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