Will drafting

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I appoint [full names of the business property executor(s)] of [full address(es) of the business property executor(s)] to be the executors of this will in relation to my...

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I hereby appoint [full name of first executor] of [full address] and [full name of second executor] of [full address of second executor] (hereinafter called 'my...

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[I appoint [insert full names of relevant partners] [both OR all] of [insert full name of firm] of [insert full address of firm] solicitors (my Trustees) to be the...

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I appoint [full name of first executor] of [full address of first executor] and [full name of second executor] of [full address of second executor] to be executors and...

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1 [Direction as to place of burial and tombstone 1.1 I desire that my body may be buried in my family grave in the [insert cemetery name] [which is in the part of that...

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I appoint [full name of first executor] of [full address of first executor] and [full name of second executor] of [full address of second executor] (my Digital...

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I hereby declare that 1 at the date of this my will I have signed and dated and deposited with my solicitors a sealed memorandum detailing all passwords and security...

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My trustees shall hold my residuary estate on trust [for such of [insert name of beneficiaries] as are living at my death and if more than one in equal shares OR to...

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I give my freehold house and land (the Property) at [insert full address of house and land] [and known as [insert house and land name(s) if relevant]] to my trustees in...

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I give all the rest of my estate both real and personal to my Trustees on trust to sell and convert the same into money and after payment of all my debts and funeral and...

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1 In clause 2 below, ‘the Sum’ means the sum of money produced by dividing the sum of £[insert amount of legacy] by the index figure in the Index of Retail Prices for the...

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[I [insert full name of testator] of [insert full address of testator] [otherwise OR commonly OR formerly] [known as [insert alias or former full name] OR described in my...

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This is the last will and testament of [insert full name of patient] of [insert full address of patient] [otherwise OR commonly OR formerly] [known as [insert alias or...

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I give free of tax to my Trustees my property known as [describe property with full address or name] (or such other property which I may own as my main residence at the...

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My trustees shall hold [my residuary estate] upon trust for such of my children as are living at my death and attain the age of 18 years and if more than one in equal...

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[I declare that if [insert full name or names of persons whose gift(s) might lapse] of [insert full address(es) of persons whose gift(s) might lapse] shall die in my...

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If [insert the full name and description of the disabled person who is the object of the trust, eg my said son Joe] of [insert full address of disabled person] shall be...

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1 I declare that if at my death my net estate shall exceed the nil-rate band for the purposes of Inheritance Tax at that date my executors shall determine the individual...

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Produced in partnership with Kerry Bornman of 3 Stone Buildings 1 Digital Assets means an electronic record in which an individual has a right or interest. The term does...

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1 Legacy of nil rate band on discretionary trust 1.1 [If my Spouse survives me] I give to my Trustees free of inheritance tax and foreign death duties the maximum sum of...

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1 Legacy of qualifying agricultural property on discretionary trust 1.1 In this clause 1, ‘Qualifying Agricultural Property’ means all that property in respect of which...

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1 Legacy of qualifying business property on discretionary trust 1.1 In this clause 1 ‘Qualifying Business Property’ means all that property in respect of which the deemed...

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1 to [name of donee] all my [ordinary OR [description of shares]] shares in [name of company] [Limited OR plc] now standing in my name and all dividends on those shares...

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[If [insert full name of beneficiary] of [insert full address of beneficiary] shall predecease me or shall survive me and fail to attain a vested interest in such [insert...

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[I [insert full name of testator] of [insert full address of testator] [otherwise OR commonly OR formerly] [known as [insert alias or former full name] OR described in my...

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[AS WITNESS my hand this ............ day of .................................... 20...... SIGNED by [insert full name of testator as in body of will] in our presence and...

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I [insert full name of testator] of [insert full address of testator] hereby revoke all testamentary dispositions made by me prior to the date hereof and declare that...

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I [insert full name of testator] of [insert full address of testator] revoke all former testamentary dispositions made by me to the extent that and so far only as they...

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Digital assets survive incapacity or death. Anyone who owns a digital device or has an online account should have a plan for dealing with that asset, whatever their age....

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[I give to my trustees the sum of £[insert amount] (‘the gift’) upon trust to invest the same and to use the income for the upkeep and maintenance of my [describe the...

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