Take a look at this insightful article from Angela Epstein about how a cheap will could leave your family in ruins. While many of us put off making a will for various reasons, the perceived costs of legal assistance is not always one of them.
Did you know
- Princess Diana left a "letter of wishes" requesting her estate to be divided differently to her will, but legally this was easily ignored?
- presenter Jill Dando's fiancé was not entitled to any of her £1.18 million estate because she had no will?
- or that actor Rik Mayall died intestate at 56?
Each of these individuals had the financial resources to seek professional advice and secure the future of their estate, but failed to do so.
Have you taken care of yours?