The Importance of Family Will Writing

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    Many people, especially young families, postpone family will writing. Maybe it is because it may seem unpleasant, far off, or it appears as a physical reminder of mortality. Although many young families may consider will writing a thing reserved for the future, older people or the wealthy, everyone should always prioritize the importance of having a well written will on standby regardless of income, social class, or age. A will may be the most important document you ever write. This article explores the importance of prioritizing professional will writing for young families, specifically married couples with children, homeownership, and secure jobs.

    1. Protecting Your Loved Ones

    The top priority of every individual with a young family is securing the future and well-being of their children and spouse. The number one benefit of professional family will writing is nominating a guardian for your children in the event of your untimely death if they are still under 18 years of age. Without a will, the decision of who cares for your children mainly lies in the hands of the court; this may cause more distress and uncertainties to individuals already going through a tough time and the children may be placed into Foster care for a while.

    2. Safeguarding Asset Distribution

    Owning a house with or without a mortgage prove your positive intentions for your young family’s future. A will provides transparency on how your assets must be allotted and managed. If a will does not exist, your family would have to go through a succession process that is very demanding and tiresome following the rules of intestacy. Acquiring a professional Will will save your family members from conflict and disputes, avoiding unnecessary uncertainty and stress.

    3. Minimizing Inheritance Tax

    A Professional Will Writer can help with proper estate planning that allows you to optimize your assets while minimizing the impact of inheritance tax. Such a professional can help you to reduce the tax burden on your estate through various strategies such as trusts and gifting. These strategies can ensure that your assets are available to your family, giving them future financial stability. Also, the succession process becomes streamlined and more manageable.

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    4. Peace of Mind

    Having a professionally written will can guarantee peace of mind since you know you have taken the right steps to protect your family’s future. You can relax, knowing that your wishes will be carried out, eliminating doubts while providing security for your loved ones in uncertain life events. It also allows you time to plan and focus on creating cherished memories with your loved ones since you know your future is protected.

    5. Flexibility and change

    A professional will can be written in such a way to accommodate any changes in your circumstances in the future, we call it future-proofing. Whether it is a change in marital status, the birth of another child or children, or the acquisition of more assets, your will can be written to take these changes into account. Additionally, this flexibility ensures that your will is always relevant. Even so, it’s always sensible to review your will regularly to ensure it is current and still reflects your wishes for the future.


    The importance of family will writing is evident, regardless of your situation. It is a myth that one can only create a will in old age. Without a will, you have no control over the distribution of your assets after your death. The court decides the distribution of your property and cannot deviate from the law. Essentially, the law takes your part and makes all your decisions. By writing your will now, you can easily avoid this. Take the first step now and either call us or complete one of our simple to use online forms.

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    About Matt Walkden

    I am a Professional Will Writer and I offer a small number of other products that complement my Will Writing such as Lasting Power of Attorneys (LPA’s), Fixed Price Estate Administration, often called Probate and some Property Products such as changing a family home from Joint owners to Tenants in Common.

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