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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 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.

The next Free Wills Month campaign will run during October 2014. From Wednesday 1st October you can visit this website to find details of your closest participating solicitors and view information about the charities who are supporting the campaign.

The next campaign begins October 1st 2014.

Please leave your details below and we'll send you a reminder when the campaign starts in your area.

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In the meantime

Download will planner Download free Will guide

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. Once you've completed the planner hold on to it safe as it will be useful during the campaign. Download the free Will guide.

If you have an questions about the campaign please don't hesitate to send us a message .

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FAQs

How does the campaign work?

Members of the public aged 55 and over contact one of the firms of solicitors taking part in a Free Wills Month campaign at some time 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.

Who is the campaign open to?

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.

Do the charities get a copy of each Will?

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.

What happens if a Will is complicated?

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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