As one of the latest UK’s online will making services, you’ll always find lots of useful advice on our website, for free. We want to help you get expert advice without the unnecessary jargon and now we have created these guides to help tell you everything you need to know about making a will or the process after you've passed.
Our Wills and Probate guides are easy to read, easy to understand and give you lots of useful information to help you decide how to proceed with your own.
Over the coming weeks and months we will be adding more guides about wills and probate, so we encourage you to check back regularly and find your next useful free advice guide from Wills Services.
Before you begin
What happens if you die intestate in the UK?
Leaving a Business in Your Will
Making a will online vs template wills
What is next of kin & Who is your next of kin legally in the UK?
Joint tenants & tenants in common explained
Lasting Power of Attorney Bill backed by Government
The meaning of an LPA & How the OPG’s new online service benefits donors and attorneys
Can someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia make a Will and LPA?
What to consider
Witnessing a will via an online video call: The new temporary law video
How to make, amend or sign your will during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown
Coronavirus outbreak sparks a 76% surge in wills being made in the UK
More than 30 Million adults in the UK have not written a will
6 Things to consider when making a will
What is the difference between an executor and a trustee?
Discretionary Trusts- What are they and how do they work?
What happens to my house and mortgage if I die?
What happens to your digital assets when you die?
Talking to your family about your will
Leaving money & gifts to charity in your will
7 Important things that beneficiaries need to know
What can you prepare for someone receiving end of life 'palliative' care?
Living wills and advance decisions
5 Reasons why parents need to write a will
Writing a will after a second marriage to protect your children and estate
Should I get a Lasting Power of Attorney?
Types of Power of Attorney in the UK
What gifts can appointed attorneys make under an LPA?
People to be notified and your Lasting power of attorney
CPR decisions, DNACPR and living wills
Mutual wills & constructive trusts
Compensation protection/personal injury trusts & wills
How to protect my property against care home fees
What is a protective property trust & how does it work?
What happens if your Lasting Power of Attorney can’t act on your behalf?
What is a replacement attorney and when would you need it?
After you are gone
How to find a deceased person's hidden assets during probate
Who is entitled to see a Will after death?
Letters of Administration: What are they and when do you need them?
What is compassionate & bereavement leave?
The most common reasons for contesting a will
How to claim or refer an unclaimed estate
How to get a death certificate in the UK
How to find out if a person is deceased online
Only 7% of people know what will happen to their digital assets when they die
How to tell companies and organisations when someone dies by using death notification services
How to register a death with NatWest
How to register a death with Halifax
How to register a death with O2 Mobile to close an account
How to register a death with Vodafone
How to register a death with Welsh Water
How to inform SSE Energy of a death
How long after death is a funeral in the UK?
How to choose a funeral director
How much is a basic funeral in the UK on average?
Attending a funeral & funeral etiquette
Obituaries, funeral notices & death notices
A guide to non-religious funerals in the UK
What is a pauper's funeral? Public health funerals explained