Heather Bateman

28 September 2015

Heather Bateman's life was turned upside down when her husband was hit by a car and left in a coma. But there is more to this story...

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Memorandum of Wishes

25 September 2015

A Memorandum of Wishes is a document that is most commonly used within a Trust. However, it is often used as a letter of wishes with a Will to orchestrate your wishes so your executors can distribute your low value assets e.g. bank accounts accordingly.

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Mrs Ilott vs Mrs Jackson

22 September 2015

Heather Ilott was awarded £164,000 after she appealed against her estranged mothers Will. We'll break the case down for you...

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What to do when someone dies?

21 September 2015

The passing of a loved one is a difficult period for us all. Sometimes, we all need a little bit of help. This is our step-by-step guide on what to do next.

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Low Cost Funerals in Scotland

17 September 2015

Our specially designed low cost funeral plans allow the bereaved families to respect the wishes of the deceased with dignity whilst remembering and celebrating their life during an emotional and difficult period.

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Low Cost Funeral Plans

15 September 2015

What many people don’t realise is that they can save money on funeral costs by simply buying a prepaid funeral plan. The Will Associates have teamed up with Golden Charter to give you the best and affordable Funeral Plans.

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What is Probate?

14 September 2015

Probate is a legal document. Receipt of probate is the first step in the process of administering the estate of a deceased person, resolving all claims and distributing the deceased person's property under a will.

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Does your Business need a Business Lasting Power of Attorney (BLPA) today?

9 September 2015

What would happen to your business if you became incapacitated and no longer there to look after your business? That’s where a business LPA becomes essential for your peace of mind.

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Who are The Will Associates?

7 September 2015

The Will Associates are rapidly becoming the front runners in the Estate Planning and Will Writing arena. With their market leading estate planning and funeral plan products they are fast approaching £10 million sales for 2015. It is also important to note that the only service they offer is the writing of Wills and estate planning; they have no other distractions and as a result they are totally focussed on our customers' needs.

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Joint Tenants Case Study

4 September 2015

Here we will give you an example of what could happen if you have a Joint Tenants agreement. And what could happen if you don't have a Will.

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What is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)?

1 September 2015

A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document giving the person or persons you trust (your Attorneys) the authority to make decisions on your behalf, should you become incapable of making such decisions yourself.

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What is a Severance of Tenancy?

25 August 2015

A Deed of Severance is used to sever Joint of Tenancy of a property, changing the ownership to Tenancy in Common. This is done by one owner serving on the other owner of a Deed of Severance.

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Why you need a Funeral Plan

21 August 2015

Having your Funeral Plan primed and ready can ease the bereavement of your family by making the provisions for your funeral, so that your loved ones can grieve, without having to worry about the financial impact of the funeral.

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Pre-Arranged Funerals

17 August 2015

Pre-arranging your own funeral can be a daunting task. We work with the UK's largest network of funeral directors and our customers can rest assured knowing that they have made the right provisions for their future.

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Protective Will Property Trusts

15 August 2015

Learn how our Protective Will Property Trusts protects your assets (i.e. property, savings and investments) against the exposure of not having a Will in place.

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Careers in Estate Planning

8 August 2015

Looking for a career change? Want to help people protect their estates and ensure their loved ones inherit their wealth? A career in estate planning could be the perfect opportunity for you. Find out more about working with us...

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Benefits of an Asset Trust

7 August 2015

In this article, we discuss some of the key benefits of an asset trust, how they can help you and your family to protect the things you've worked hard for and the advantages an asset trust will give you.

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What is an Asset Trust?

5 August 2015

A common question we get from our clients is, "What is an Asset Trust?". In this article, we discuss what an Asset Trust is, What are the benefits of an asset trust and how to get an asset trust.

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Four reasons to make a Will, today.

23 July 2015

Making a Will is one of the most important things you will do in your life. A Will helps to ensure the right beneficiaries inherit your estate when you die. There can be dire consequences of not making a will. In this article we give you 4 key reasons why it's so important to make a will today.

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Client Testimonials

21 July 2015

At The Will Associates we pride ourselves on our remarkable customer service. It exemplifies everything we stand for and it enables us to have a great relationship with our clients. Here is what some of them had to say.

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Why you owe a duty to your Business and your Family

9 July 2015

If you run a business or if you are a Company Director, it is vital that you set up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) to deal with your business affairs, should you become unable to make critical business desicions due to ill health. This article explains the risks of not having an LPA in place and how easy it is to set up.

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You've Worked Hard for What You Have. We Help You Keep It.

7 July 2015

Having spent all those years working hard, saving every penny, going without and making do to ensure that you will be comfortable in your later years and that your family will be secure, you could be forgiven for believing that you had done all you could to protect yourself and your loved ones. Sadly, that's not how the story ends for many people...

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Who Would Pay Your Mortgage If You Became Ill?

3 July 2015

If you become seriously ill, your joint account may become 'frozen', leaving your partner without the funds needed to pay crucial bills, such as your mortgage. In this article, we explain how a Lasting Power of Attorney enables you to decide who should manage your financial affairs, should you be unable to do so yourself.

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Why do I need a Family Trust?

5 June 2015

Our Family Trust is our 'safe'. It's where we hold the things of material value in our life to protect them for the benefit of our family in the years to come. It is very important to us to protect our assets, those that we have worked hard for during our lives, for the benefit of our dependants in their lives to come. This will explain why we have used a Family Trust.

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