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Will Writing, Trusts, LPA and Probate services provided across Wiltshire and Gloucestershire with home visits on request

Malmesbury
01666 744002

Swindon
01793 939793

Chippenham
01249 599249

Cirencester
01285 414285

Gloucester
01452 905452

Cheltenham
01242 379242

Goodwills Wilts & Glos Price Information

Here is a summary of our prices.

It isn't a great idea to chase the lowest prices when it comes to making your Will and other related matters. It is important that all the issues based on your unique circumstances are addressed and any work is carried out to a professional standard. You can see our charges below:

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Goodwills Wilts & Glos Price Information

All of our prices have no further liability to VAT unless stated. Our prices are not the cheapest or most expensive but we believe you get excellent value for money. Please see below for further information.

Will Writing Services

Standard Single Will £125 or Mirror Wills £200
No additional VAT

The following is included in our standard prices:

We provide a home visit service or you can visit us in our offices on Malmesbury High Street. We can provide daytime, evening and weekend appointments as required. We will certify your identification as required.

Revocation clause which revokes any existing wills, specifically to England and Wales if you have a Will in another jurisdiction. Mentioning that you have foreign assets or a foreign will if this is the case. Specific clauses if you are unable to read or write. Including any alias details if you have one. Including any other name you have had which where you have assets or liabilities in that name. Appointing executors and reserve executors. Appointing guardians and reserve guardians if required. Including gifts to beneficiaries including the age they should received them if applicable. Appointing reserve beneficiaries in case the original beneficiary were to die before they received the gift. Gifts to charity if applicable. Outlining how you wish to distribute the residual estate including making provisions if a beneficiary should die before you. Noting funeral plan details and funeral wishes. Noting your financial advisior details if you have one. Ensuring the will is signed and witnessed correctly. Discussions around the appropriate use of trusts. Looking at your assets and liabilities to see if there is a potential Inheritance Tax liability, and providing information on how this can be dealt with. An introduction to a local independent life insurance broker if you have a life insurance shortfall and require your policies to be reviewed or updated.

The following inclusions will incur an additional cost:

Excluding a beneficiary or multiple beneficiaries for the same reason £75

Business continuation Clause £100

A Total Calamity Clause £60

The cost of including a trust in the Will to be created on first or second death:

Protective Property Trust £250

Children's Protective Trust £130

Disabled Beneficiary Trust £130

Family Residual Trust £250

Life Interest Trust £250

Asset Preservation Trust £400

Discretionary Trust £150

For all trusts except the Life Interest Trust, it is the same cost regardless of whether it is for a single Will or Mirror Wills. For the property protection trust, an additional fee of £50 if we are required to sever the tenancy with the land registry.

Storage of Wills

We can store your Wills for safekeeping (and other legal documents). The cost of this is as follows:

Lifetime Storage £28 (single) £48 (couple). This is a one off fee.

Storage with free updates £26 (single) per year, £48 (couple) per year.


Lasting Power of Attorney

One LPA £220. One of each LPA for the same Person, £400.
No additional VAT

The following is included in our standard prices:

We provide a home visit service or you can visit us in our offices on Malmesbury High Street. We can provide daytime, evening and weekend appointments as required. We will certify your identification as required.

We will complete the LPA on your behalf after understanding your requirements. We will provide advice on suitable attorneys, a suitable structure for the attorneys and also make consideration to reserve attorneys. We will provide advice on when the LPA's can and cannot be used, registration time scales, limitations, reasons why the LPA might be invalidated. We will also act as certificate provider, and witness where appropriate, and deal with the registration with the Office of Public Guardian from start to finish.

A registration fee of £82 may be required on top of our fee for each application when submitted for registration to the office of public guardian. This will depend on your financial circumstances and any benefit income you might have. We will help you decide if you are eligible for a remission and help you complete the remission form if required.


Lifetime Trusts

Home Protection Trust £1,995. Lifetime discretionary Trust £1,995. Pilot Trust (Spousal Bypass Trust) £995
No additional VAT

The following is included in our standard prices:

We provide a home visit service or you can visit us in our offices on Malmesbury High Street. We can provide daytime, evening and weekend appointments as required. We will certify your identification as required.

We will complete an application and provide advice on how the trust works, potential tax liabilities, who should be trustees, provide advice on using professional trustees and provide expert knowledge on how best to set up the trust based on your circumstances. Where appropriate we will register the trust with the Land Registry and ensure the trust document and letter of wishes is appropriate to your circumtances.

Probate & Estate Administration

Our fees will be determined by the work involved. We can work on a fixed fee, percentage of the estate an hourly rate, or a combination of these. All fees will be agreed before we agree to do to any work on your behalf. Please click here for our example probate costs document.