WillCare provides much more than just safe storage and peace of mind.
|When you die, if your Will cannot be found, it is presumed not to exist - that’s the law. Now that you have made your Will, another important decision is: where are you going to keep it?
|At home sometimes seems like a logical idea, but can you be sure of protecting it from fire, flood, theft or tampering? Or even from simply being mislaid? How will your Executors or your family find the Will? Will they know that a Will exists?
and banks offer storage facilities, however these are usually expensive.
In some cases there may be additional charges for access so, in response
to our clients demands, we have established a low cost option. The
vast majority of our clients are currently enjoying these benefits.
begins with a follow-up after your documents have been sent. We make
sure you have received them; that you are happy with the content and
that you get the documents signed and returned as soon as possible.
| We check
that your documents are correctly signed and witnessed - they are
replaced free of charge if not.
| We store
all documents in a fire safe, secure environment until they are needed.
| We provide you with certificates of deposit which you can leave with your Executors, your guardians or your friends, this ensures they know where your original documents are being kept and outlines what action they will need to take when the documents are needed.
| You may
access your documents at any time.
| When you
die we provide your Executors with free advice and a booklet detailing
your Executors choose, we can assist with probate and the general
administration of your estate. This is quoted in advance on a set
fee scale and could save your estate many hundreds of pounds.
| We provide
a copy of your Will for you to keep at home.
| You should
review your Will from time to time. If your circumstances alter, or
if there is a change in the law, the Will may need changing too. If
you should need to amend your Will in the future then this can often
be done in correspondence or by email at a greatly reduced cost and
often free of charge.
| To help
you decide whether you need to make changes, English Wills publishes
a periodical newsletter. This contains vital information on changes
in the legislation that may affect your estate and also serves as
a memory-jogger, for when your circumstances have changed.
| WillCare clients may call us for technical help and advice/guidance on changes in legislation and/or personal circumstances.
| We provide you with all necessary forms and a free advice booklet should you need to register an Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). We can also assist with applications to the Court of Protection.
| We provide
you with all necessary forms and a free advice booklet should you
need to register an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA). We can also
assist with applications to the Court of Protection.