The Society of Will Writers are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new pre-paid funeral plan.  The Society of Will Writers Trusted Funeral Plan is provided by the Alternative Planning Company Limited in association with Funeral Partners, who are the third largest group of funeral directors in the UK. Unlike many trust based…

The Society of Will Writers, the largest self-regulatory body of its type are pleased to announce the expansion of their partnership with Solve Legal. The SWW have been working with Solve Legal for a couple of years for the benefit of SWW members and are incredibly pleased to be able to offer web design through…

The refunds are being offered to those who may have been charged more than was necessary to apply to register lasting or enduring powers of attorney between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2017.   During this period, the Office of the Public Guardian’s (OPG) operating costs came down as more people applied to register…

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…

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