Advice to all our clients and potential clients

Are we able to draft wills for clients now that we are not able to meet with them face to face?

Answer:

We always need to see new will clients so that we can make sure that there isn't a fraud taking place - someone who is stealing an identity.

We also have to make sure that the client has 'capacity' - sufficient knowledge and understanding to be able to make a will which again, can only be assessed by speaking to someone.

So, we will only be able to accept instructions to make a new will or amendments to a will for someone, if we have already met them face to face or we can meet them on a video call.  You will need to have photo ID (e.g., a passport or bus pass) that you can show us on the video link and scan in/forward to us.

I'm afraid that we are not able to prepare a will for someone unless you are able to do this - however we will be happy to discuss your circumstances with you.  Please call us on 0161 871 3680, to discuss further.