Making cheap wills online

26062008002How do you know which internet provider to use to get a cheap will done online? That is a very good question and one that I don’t have a clue about either, so what should you do about it? Very simply don’t go there…

It is like anything in life: Its unwise to pay too much, but its worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing it was bought to do. The common law of business balance prohibits paying a little and getting a lot it cant be done. If you deal with the lowest bidder, it is well to add something for the risk you run, and if you do that you will have enough to pay for something better.

So in short, you need to be paying the right price, for the right service because where Wills are concerned, it is all about advice you can trust in order to put the right kind of Will in place. So how much is the right price?

The Legal Services Board (LSB) recently conducted a survey into setting baseline prices paid for a number of relatively straightforward scenarios by asking over 400 legal firms across the UK. The full report has been published on the LSBs website here, and the average prices were as follows:

ScenarioAverage Price
Individual will – standard168
Individual will with a more complex client background206
Lasting power of attorney414
Assistance for obtaining a Grant of Probate829
Assistance with Estate Administration1,926

CallToAction1Here at Will Planning Solutions Ltd. I can assure you that we continue to be competitive, you will get sound advice and recommendations, whatever your circumstances. We know what we are talking about.

So if you decide to ditch cheap online Wills in favour of someone you trust, who do you turn to? If you were offered a free no obligation fact find meeting with a specialist to hear what they have to offer, you will use your own judgement to decide if you want to go ahead, or not. We do just that, offer a free hour for Will and Inheritance Planning advice in your own home, at a time to suit you, so what have you got to lose? Contact us here.

You know as well as I do that you can get your Will done online for less than a tenner, but really… not only are you unlikely to know what you are doing, you could get it completely wrong, on the other hand you could get it right, is it really worth taking the chance, after all it will deal with ALL of your estate, if it works that is!

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