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 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.
A gift in your Will costs you nothing now but can make a difference for years to come.
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 who 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.
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 during campaign time to populate the map with your nearest participating solicitors.
Each red marker indicates a different law office, the blue marker is the postcode you entered. You may need to zoom in to see all available offices. Clicking a red marker will reveal the solicitor’s details. You can also see the solicitors details in another format by clicking ‘View as list’.
Your details will remain confidential and will not be disclosed to any charities or third parties. We will only use your information to contact you regarding the Free Wills Month campaign.
Now that you’ve hopefully selected a nearby solicitor and requested an appointment you might like to download our free Will guide and complete it as fully as you can before your appointment. 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.
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.
The information we collect on this website is used solely for purposes related directly to your involvement in the Free Wills Month campaign. We will never resell or share your personal information.
We sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most websites do this.
Our cookies aren't used to identify you personally. They're just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.
We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it's meeting its users' needs and to understand how we could do it better.
Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:
|_utma||This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site||2 years|
|_utmb||This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site||30 minutes|
|_utmc||This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser||when you close your browser|
|_utmz||This is a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)||6 months|
You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies by visiting this page on Google.