Writing a Will may initially seem daunting or complex, however it is far easier than you might think. That said, still over half of us in the UK (31 million people) are yet to write their Will, and while most of us intend to write one, many of us are still to do so.
At Wycliffe, we believe that Wills are important as they express your wishes for loved ones and for the causes you hold dear. We want to help you to get started and to receive the support you need as you begin this process.
Take a look at some helpful resources to get you started:
- Will checklist – we have put together a helpful list (download as either a pdf or as a Word document) to help you think through your personal wishes regarding your estate, belongings and relationships before writing your Will.
- Wycliffe wording – when planning to give a gift in your Will to Wycliffe, download here is the wording you will need to present to your legal professional.
- Codicil – a codicil is used to make an amendment to your existing Will. If you are planning to do this, please download a Codicil form to complete and present to your solicitor.
FAQs about writing a Will
Below are answers to frequently asked questions about writing a Will. We hope you find them helpful.