(FAQ) How much will it cost? At The Will Bureau we charge fixed fees. You know what it is going to cost you at the start. Our Wills are bespoke; therefore do not all cost the same. Some are more complicated than others, but the price we agree is fixed. Can I change it once it is done? You can change your Will at any time and as often as you wish. Under our Storage & Review Service, we will write to you each year to remind you of the need to review your Will. Why can I not write my own Will? It is possible to write your own Will if you wish. This is not recommended for people who have no legal training and many problems can arise through incorrect use of legal terminology. The risk is that if a mistake is made in the writing of your Will, it could be invalid. It is likely that the time that such a mistake is discovered is when it is too late … Do I need to tell anyone about my Will? It is advisable but not essential to tell anyone about the existence of your Will. It is wise to tell to executors of your Will and keep a copy of it with other important papers which will be checked after your death. The original must be kept in a safe place. We offer storage facilities. What happens if I die without a valid Will in place? If you die without a valid Will in place you will be deemed to have died intestate. Dieing intestate brings with it a range of problems. For more information see our intestacy page What happens if I get married or divorced? If you marry your Will is usually revoked (cancelled) and would mean a new Will would need to be made. Getting divorced would not revoke your Will, though usually you would want to change the contents of your Will, as it may no longer be appropriate to have your former spouse as executor or beneficiary. We can assist you in writing your new Will. Where should I keep my Will? You should keep your original Will in a safe place, again we recommend our Storage and Review service which you can use to ensure that your Will is safe. A copy of your Will is sent to you for safekeeping. We recommend that you notify your Executors of the whereabouts of the Will. The only people can retrieve the Will would be you or your Executors, and they would need to show a death certificate before we would release the Will. What are executors and who is allowed to be one? Executors are responsible for finalising all the details of your Will, such as obtaining probate and winding up of the estate. Anybody over the age of 18 at you death and of sound mind can be an executor. You can also appoint a bank trustee department to be an executor. It general, executors must be considered to be capable of the role and above all honest.