Intestacy Article   Introduction – What is Intestacy?   ‘It’s okay not having a Will as long as you know what will happen without one.’ What happens if you die without a making a Will? Simply put, the government will decide what happens to your property, possessions and money for you. Dying without a Will,…

The Society of Will Writers (SWW) is a professional trade association for Will Writers and Estate Planning professionals which was created in April 1994. It started with 5 founding members and has grown to become the largest organisation of its type today. The two primary purposes of the SWW are to promote to the public…

The Legal Services Board have this morning released a press release following the Competition and Markets Authority study into legal services. The Society of Will Writers as a trade body was heavily involved in the study, with SWW’s Director General Brian McMillan attending a number of meetings to help provide a balanced view into the…

The Society of Will Writers and its team are often interviewed by news and media organisations to help the consumer understand the importance of writing a Will and having it created by the right person or organisation. Today sees our Communications Manager Tom Stansfield’s recent interview with ProtectWealth.com understanding the importance of protecting your assets.…

The Society of Will Writers turns 23 this year! In April of 1994 five gentleman including the current Director General, Brian McMillan started a trade association for Will Writers. Over the last 23 years the SWW has grown to become the largest and most respected organisation of it’s type. This organisation still has the same…

There are many reasons you may choose to enter the profession of Will Writing and more specifically, join the Society of Will Writers.  The Society are the largest self-regulatory body governing the profession of Will writing and estate planning which must mean we’re doing something right. The Society has two main functions. We are both…

The Society of Will Writers have released our annual conference for 2016. This will be our 20th annual conference and we have secured a host of great speakers and exhibitors to mark the occasion. (10th/11th October 2016) This years conference promises to educate and inform as those prior to this have done. We will have…