What happens if I pass away without a Will ?
A Will is a legal document setting out who you want to receive your assets when you die. A Will is the only way to ensure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes and to ensure that your family’s needs are met.
If you die without a Legal Will you die “intestate”. Essentially this means that in the event of your death:-
Your family will have to apply to the Court to appoint an Administrator of your Estate (incurring considerable costs).
Your assets will be distributed according to a Government formulae, i.e. certain family members will receive a defined percentage of your assets. Unless you have a Legal Will, despite your wishes, your Estate will be distributed according to the Government formulae.
If you have no surviving relations beyond cousins then your Estate will pass to the Government.
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You should note that correct procedures must be followed to ensure that you have a Legal Will. If they are not, the document will be invalid and you will die intestate.
Then you should have a Legally Binding Will in place to ensure that your Estate is secured.
How can Our Advocate help?
We’ll give you peace of mind.
Our Advocate has expert will writers in wills and estate law. We can help you record your final wishes and how you would like them to be carried out.
We understand the nuances of the law, and our expertise has been gained from years of helping people over the emotional and legal bumps that can come with writing a will.
No matter how straightforward or complicated your estate is, Our Advocate can help you.
Sound, independent advice
Our Advocate understands estate law.
We ask the right questions, including some that you may not have considered, so you can make the best possible plan for your estate.
You’ll get high-quality, independent advice. We can be an impartial voice at an emotional time. You’ll get peace of mind when you use Our Advocate to write your will. We keep your will safe, for free in the Our Advocate Will Bank.
You don’t have to go out of your way and spend hours at the solicitors. We provide you with the online form to fill, we review it and phone you to clarify anything that we are uncertain about, then we write your will. We provide you with a pdf will and a printed and posted copy for you to sign along with clear signing instructions for all parties. We lodge your will in our Will Bank for free.
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