What happens if I don't have a will? Why you should have a will.
It's important to have a will as it's the only way you can say who should inherit
A will is just a document that says what you’d like to happen to your possessions and money after you die, and who should look after your children. It can be short and simple or lengthy and detailed and include information things such as the type of funeral you’d like. You don’t need to use a solicitor for it to be legal – you can write it on a scrap of paper – although most people do use professional help.
Why should I have a will? Do you need a will if you're single?
If you’re not married or in a relationship and you don’t have children, are you OK without a will?
If you're not married or in a civil partnership, you might not think you need a will. Lots of people sort out their wills when they get married or have children. But it might be worth having one, especially if you're in a relationship but not married or in a civil partnership.
When should you get a will? How do you go about getting a will?
Getting a will drawn up isn't difficult, and you'll feel much better once you've done it!
Sorting out a will is something most of us put off for as long as possible. But it needn't be complicated or particularly expensive. If you don't have a will, your loved ones may not inherit what you'd like them to. Follow these tips to help you draw up a will.