We know that creating a Will can take time out of your working and personal life, from meeting solicitors, approving documents to then signing them. To save you time, our online will writing form allows you to create a basic Will and view the information in advance so that you can prepare and complete in your own time, at your convenience, enabling you to make a valid Will online.
Quick and simple to complete, simply fill out our online Will form, and ensure all information is completed. You will be taken to a payment page to pay for your online Will. Once submitted, you will not be able to amend any information, so please ensure that all information is completed and correct before submitting.
As the process for making an online Will is less time consuming than the traditional method, you will also benefit from the discounted rate we are able to offer you. Our Single and Joint Wills online are at the fantastic price of just £29.99 for single Will and £49.99 for a joint Will.
Your Online Will, Will Be Reviewed and Considered for your Peace of Mind
From your online Will form, we will take the information provided to create a draft Will document and will send this back to you to approve. Once you have reviewed the document thoroughly and made sure you’re happy that it accurately reflects your wishes, we will then send the final Will through to you, including instructions on how to get it signed to form the legally binding document.
The following standard terms of business apply to all instructions accepted by the Company. All work carried out in the provision of Services offered by the Company are subject to these terms except where changes are expressly agreed in writing. These terms of business form the basis of the contract between the Company and the Client.
• The ‘Company’, shall mean Abacus Wills & Trusts.
• The ‘Client’ shall mean anyone instructing the Company for the provision of its Services.
• “Documents” shall mean Wills, Powers of Attorney or other legal documents produced as part of the Service.
• “Service or Services” shall mean the provision of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, notices of severance and other services of a legal nature provided by the Company. It shall also mean inheritance tax advice and other tax planning advice in connection with the preparation of Wills and Trusts.
On the initial appointment your detailed instructions will be taken and appropriate advice given on matters relating to our Services. Any queries or questions will be answered and where appropriate, an explanation will be given on the contents and terminology used in the drafting of your Documents.
2. The Company undertakes to:
a) Comply with your instructions with reasonable skill, care and expedition appropriate to your needs.
b) Provide you with the best advice on matters relating to the preparation of your Will(s) or other documents. In some cases this may mean advice to draw up other documents, or take other action, which may incur further fees. In such cases full details of such charges will be given to you in advance and you are under no obligation to proceed with any ancillary services offered. However, in some circumstances you may be asked to sign a declaration stating that you are acting against the advice given.
c) Despatch your documents by first class post or return them to you by appointment within 28 days of taking your initial instructions. Where circumstances occur which are outside of the Company’s control that will result in a delay beyond this period, you will be notified and given the opportunity to renegotiate the contract or cancel the agreement with a full refund being provided. If you decide to proceed the Documents will be produced as soon as is possible and in any event, the Company shall produce and despatch the Documents to you within 30 days of having taken the initial instruction.
d) Maintain the strictest confidentiality and not to pass on your details to any other organisation without your express permission, unless legally required to do so. The Company is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and complies with this legislation.
e) Under the “Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer’s Home or Place of Work etc.” Regulations 2008, the Company will refund any money paid in respect of the preparation of your documents should you change your mind within 14 days from the date of taking your instructions. Further information and a cancellation form are provided below, as part of these Terms of Business.
f) Offer an attestation service for £75.00 which supervises the signing and witnessing of your documents in your home. The Company will not take responsibility for ensuring the validity of your documents where the Attestation Service has not been taken up and the execution supervised by an agent of the Company. In particular, the signing of Will(s) and Lasting Powers of Attorney must be carried out according to the law of England and Wales in order for them to be valid. All documents will be supplied to you with appropriate written validation instructions.
g) Offer a Will Storage service. The Company, whether you use this service or not, does not accept any liability or obligation to advise you of any changes in legislation or taxation which may affect you either directly or indirectly and may necessitate a review of your Will(s) or other documents. A Will should be reviewed every three years and on the occasion of any material change in your circumstances, for example, divorce, marriage, the birth of children or the inheritance of a large sum of money, etc.
3. Your Obligations are:
a) To disclose all relevant facts and answers to all questions asked in order for the Company to provide accurate advice and to produce an effective legal document. The Company shall not accept liability in respect of information which was not disclosed, and therefore not documented by the person taking your instructions, and which comes to light at a later date as being of relevance and which may affect the validity or content of your Will(s) or other documents, or advice given.
b) To check through and confirm that the documents provided correctly reflect your wishes as to the distribution of your estate and that names and addresses of persons mentioned in your documents are correct, adding any missing data not supplied at the time of taking your instructions.
c) To return the documents together with any amendments to the Company as soon as possible. If you fail to return the Documents to the Company, the Company shall accept no liability for the draft documents. The Company shall not be responsible for any delay due to your failure to comply with the above.
d) To notify the Company if you do not receive your documents within 28 days of the first appointment, unless otherwise agreed.
e) To pay the fee in full on the date of the first appointment, unless agreed by discussion, prior to the appointment. A receipted invoice will be supplied with your completed Documents.
f) To arrange for the Witnesses to be present at the time of the execution, if you are using the Attestation Service. If you are not using the Attestation Service it is your responsibility to ensure that your documents are correctly signed and witnessed.
4. Client Care:
a) The Company is committed to providing you with a high quality service. An essential part of that service is that we will effectively keep you informed of progress.
b) The Company maintains a full complaints procedure, you must write into us with any complaints which will be acknowledged within 5 working days. After this we will send you a full and final response within 28 days.