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Below you can find details of the usual format of a will but your bank, solicitor or Citizens Advice Bureau can show you different formats to suit your particular situation.
2. The order of the paragraphs should be:
b) A clause beginning I APPOINT which deals with the appointment of executors and trustees;
c) A clause beginning I GIVE which sets out any legacies of money which you might wish to make;
d) A clause beginning I BEQUEATH which sets out any gifts of specific articles which you wish to make;
e) A clause beginning I DEVISE which sets out any gifts of freehold land or buildings;
f) A clause beginning I GIVE DEVISE BEQUEATH AND APPOINT which deals with any remaining property you may have to dispose of;
g) Separate clauses or sub-clauses giving your execu¬tors additional powers or excluding powers which the law gives them by default;
h) A clause beginning I EXPRESS the wish, which sets out your wishes in relation to your funeral and the disposal of your body after your death;
i) A clause beginning IN WITNESS explaining that you have signed your will and stating the date on which it is signed unless the date has been stated in the introductory paragraph; and finally;
j) A clause called an attestation clause that explains the circumstances in which the will was signed and witnessed being SIGNED.
If you are unable to read, this clause should explain that the will had been read over to you before you signed it and the two witnesses then signed it in your presence. In these circumstances it should also state that you understood and approved the will.
If you are unable to sign the will, the clause should explain that it is signed by a named person for you, at your request and in the joint presence of yourself and two witnesses, who then signed the will in your presence and the presence of the person who signed for you.
3. All names should be set out in full, in capitals and underlined. Addresses of all parties should also be included.
4. Sums of money should be stated in words in underlined block capitals followed by the sum in brackets in figures e.g. THREE THOUSAND POUNDS (£3000)
Links to will templates
Preparing a Will
Making a Will - Organising a Last Will & TestamentIt is estimated that about 50% of people in England and Wales die without a will. Not having a will can cause untold misery for family and friends left behind to sort out your assets. This comes at a time when your family isn’t in the right frame of mind to be dealing with these very important issues.
Making a will is a relatively straightforward and low cost exercise, which if carried out could avoid the pain so many families have to go through.