First of all, to be legally
valid a Will does not have to have been written by
a Solicitor. Provided that it is correctly worded,
who actually wrote your Will is completely irrelevant. Furthermore,
to be legally binding a Will does not have to be witnessed
by a Solicitor either - it can be witnessed by any
two people who are not beneficiaries or directly related to
Our on-line software generates your Will by incorporating
standard paragraphs, which have legal precedent. Furthermore,
every possible permutation of Will, which can be generated
by our software, has been checked and validated by a qualified
By automating the process followed
by Solicitors in drafting Wills, we have substantially reduced
the cost of and time involved with writing a customised and
legally binding Will. What's more, we've made it substantially
tenminutewill.co.uk is suitable for the vast majority of people
to use in writing their own Will. Provided that you follow
our instructions carefully, your Will will be 100% legally
We would recommend
that you seek independent advice if one or more of the following
If you do not live in England
If you are married and separated
(but not divorced) from your spouse.
If you intend to exclude your
spouse or a dependent child from your Will.
If you own a business, a farm,
or shares in a private family-owned company.
If you are a member of a Lloyd's
If you have the power of appointment
under a trust.
If you do not understand the
instructions on any of our forms
If you own or have an interest
in property abroad (i.e not in England, Wales, or Scotland).
If substantial amounts of money
or property are involved.
If there are complications regarding
the naming of a guardian for your children (see 'Guardians'
If any of the above circumstances
apply to you, then we most strongly suggest that you use the
services of a Solicitor to write your Will.