How Long Do Wills Take to Process

How Long Do Wills Take to Process?

Dying without a Will can lead to many issues, such as burdening your grieving family with added costs and leaving your assets to your next of kin (or to the government if you have no family members) rather than the persons you may wish to leave your estate to. While neither of these are favourable …
The Your Wills Team 03/03/2022

What Happens to Your Cryptocurrency or Digital Assets When You Die?

While cryptocurrency has become a popular source of digital currency, ensuring it is kept safe, during your lifetime and after you pass away, is important to protecting your Estate assets. Hence, your Will should outline how you want your Executor to distribute your digital assets. This requires ensuring your Executor can obtain the private keys …
The Your Wills Team 03/03/2022
Store Will

How and Where to Store Your Will in Australia?

It can seem like so much work to go through the steps of writing your Will executing it appropriately – but you're not done quite yet. The next step is where to safely store it. Part of the paradox of a Will is that it is an important, often confidential legal document that must be …
The Your Wills Team 08/02/2022
Make a Will

Do I Need a Solicitor to Make a Will?

If your situation is straight forward you may not need a solicitor to make a Will – in the modern-day and age, there are far easier options available. However, if you have a large or complex estate or require a testamentary trust you will need to consult a lawyer. With online Wills platforms, you can …
The Your Wills Team 08/02/2022
What Are the Main Laws around Digital Wills-min

What Are the Main Laws around Digital Wills?

Drafting and executing your Will shouldn’t be a laborious or expensive process. That’s why Your Wills streamlines the creation of your Will digitally and helps you to understand the main laws around digital Wills. Digital Wills are Wills which are created electronically and stored in a digital format, allowing the Will maker to easily make …
The Your Wills Team 20/12/2021
10 Mistakes to Avoid when Writing your Will-min

10 Mistakes to Avoid when Writing your Will

When it comes to writing your Will, it is important to do so at any life stage, but it is even more crucial to avoid drafting mistakes that can prove costly or distressing for your family and friends. How to “write” the wrongs of making your Will? Discover the top 10 mistakes to avoid when …
The Your Wills Team 20/12/2021
The Ins and Outs of Changing Your Will

The Ins and Outs of Changing Your Will

Your Will is your decision. If you change your mind, you can change your Will too. In fact, you have the right to change your Will as many times as you see fit. What about your existing Will? Though you can take the option to amend a Will, usually, the easiest option is to simply create a new …
The Your Wills Team 01/12/2021
Executor Responsibilities - Learn About Them Here

Executor Responsibilities – Learn About Them Here

A lot of responsibility rests on the shoulders of the Executor of a Will. As Executor, you have been entrusted with the task of carrying out the wishes of the Will, in the way that the deceased intended. Through a Will, the deceased can play a final role in looking after the people who mattered …
The Your Wills Team 30/11/2021
Probate and Its Implications

What Is a Grant of Probate and How Does It Affect My Will?

What makes your Will valid? A Grant of probate is a legal document confirming the executor/s listed in your Will are legally appointed to deal with your Will. The probate of a Will is essential for the Executor, or your legal representative after you're gone, to begin to carry out the wishes of your Will. …
The Your Wills Team 29/10/2021

How Do I Make My Will Legal?

What makes a Will valid? Do I need to complete my Will with a lawyer for it to be valid? While there are a few things to check off for a legal Will, they don't include having a lawyer write the document or be present when you sign it. To officially finalise your legally binding …
The Your Wills Team 28/10/2021