Low Cost Alternative or Recipe for Disaster?
As Wills and Estates lawyers we are often engaged to assist executors or beneficiaries of estates where the deceased has either drafted their own will or relied upon legal will kits to distribute their assets.
A simple mistake has the potential for significant cost to your estate and beneficiaries.
Whilst at first glance the idea of a do it yourself will kit may appear to be a good low cost option, it is important to know that simple mistakes such as using more than one pen to complete the document or failing to deal with an asset or legal entity in the proper manner, have the potential to cost your estate and your beneficiaries dearly.
Will drafting is a specialist area of legal practice.
It requires an intimate knowledge of and strict adherence to provisions of the Wills Act. What may appear simple is not always the case and unfortunately we often see the cost of administering an estate blow out due to either improperly or inadequately constructed do it yourself legal wills.
Engaging an expert wills and estates lawyer to draft your will is the only way to ensure that your estate is distributed in accordance with your intentions in a timely and cost effective manner.
At Williams Barristers & Solicitors our expert team of Wills and Estates Lawyers take the time to sit down with you and discuss your individual circumstances and options to ensure that your will reflects your intentions.
If you are thinking of drafting a new will, updating an old one or the considering the purchase of a do it yourself will kit, we strongly advise you to contact Williams Barristers & Solicitors to talk to one of our expert Wills and Estates Lawyers today.