MSE Poll: Do you have a will? If not, why not?

MSE_Chris_O MSE Staff Posts: 45
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Poll started 18 September 2023

If you want to dictate where your assets go when you die, you need a will – a legal document telling everyone what should happen to your money, possessions and property. Wills can be made cheaply, and sometimes for free – see our Cheap wills guide. With Free Wills Month coming up in October and Will Aid in November, please let us know if you have a will. And if not, why?

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  • Keruge
    Keruge Forumite Posts: 41
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    I have seen the Free Wills Month on MSE before and it nudged me to try to get one done, that was 3 to 5 years ago!

    All I can say is that I have never managed to obtain a free will, some years there were no participant firms in my County or even neighbouring counties, for the others I got no response from the first listed.

    As far as I am concerned these firms damaged their reputation by promising to participate in these scheme but then failing potential customers.

    I helped someone out with their Will who had used a firm as executor, all they did was bleed the estate for fees.

    I probably should have a Will but I don't, I can't fill in the poll because too much personal information requested.

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