WIQS—planning and drafting the Will
WIQS—planning and drafting the Will

The following Wills & Probate guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • WIQS—planning and drafting the Will

After instructions have been given for the preparation of a Will, it is necessary to plan not only what the Will should contain but also to consider issues that become apparent during the drafting. At all stages the client should be kept informed and advised of the meanings and effect of the Will provisions.

1PLANNING THE DISPOSITION OF THE ESTATE
1.1 General considerations
1.1.1 The Will drafter should be aware that clients are often confused as to how to distribute their estate particularly where there are second families involved and they will often be unaware of the potential options available
1.1.2 The Will drafter must help the client achieve their testamentary wishes in the most effective and efficient way