2018 started with a bang, actually a few of them as fireworks lit up the skies around the world. Since New Year’s Day the time seems to have flown by and the team here at the SWW HQ are wondering how many people have already forgotten to keep their New Year’s Resolution. Whether or not…

Dear Reader, The Christmas songs keep on telling us that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. For most hopefully it is, but for many people and families especially, the loss of a parent, husband or wife, child, brother or sister or close friend during the preceding year can be a time of…

When it comes to estate planning it’s very important that you know how you own your property. Is your property owned by you or your partner solely? If you own the property together do you know if you own it as ‘joint tenants’ or ‘tenants in common’, and what implications this will have for your…

There are a number of reasons why Wills get challenged. This article aims to discuss some of those reasons and to find out how they are challenged. From the public perspective Anyone over the age of 18 and who has mental capacity in England and Wales can write a Will. For it be valid, it…

Becoming a Will Writer or Estate Planning Consultant can be an incredibly rewarding role. As well as providing important legal documents for your clients you are also providing them with peace of mind that their wishes have been recorded and will be carried out after they pass away. The idea of running your own business…

Changing attitudes in our society mean that many couples are choosing not to marry or enter a civil partnership. This means the number of unmarried couples living together has risen to 3.3 million in 2017. Marriage and civil partnership provides an array of rights between spouses and civil partners.  But what exactly are the rights…

What can the Society of Will Writers offer you in 2018? Everybody should have a Will, but they should only have one drafted by a trained professional. With the backing of the SWW, you could become that professional. Through the College of Will Writing we can provide all the training you’ll need to kickstart your…

The Society of Will Writers was set up in April of 1994 as a trade association for Will Writers, more commonly known as a membership body providing a voluntary framework of regulation. The SWW has attracted a large number of professionals who care about providing a high quality of service and protection for their clients.…

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