Compare the cost of making a will

In true Which? style

We’ve compared the cost making of a Scottish Legal Will (with a Hastings Legal Solicitor, including personal meetings and telephone support) with making a WHICH? Online Will (with a Paralegal including telephone support).

Believe it or not, our personal service with a fully qualified solicitor actually costs less and has more benefits!
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Straightforward Scottish Will for a Single Person, Widow or Widower
      Hastings – £108
      Which – £109

     

    • Straightforward Scottish Will for a Married Person/Civil Partner
      Hastings – £108
      Which – £109

     

    • Mirror Wills for Married Couples and Civil Partners
      Hastings – £168
      Which – £179

     

    • Storage of Wills
      Hastings – Yes FREE
      Which – Yes – £20 per year
    • Professionally Printed and Bound Will
      Hastings – Yes FREE
      Which – Available at extra cost

     

    • Make as many gifts of money or specific items as you like.
      You will be able to leave the remainder of your estate after making gifts (the residuary estate) to as many people as you would like in either equal shares or in varying percentages.
      Hastings – Included
      Which – Included

     

    • Include directions for your funeral, make provisions for the care of pets and appoint guardians for your children
      Hastings – Included
      Which – Included

     

    • Leave money to charity
      Hastings – Included
      Which – Included
    • Local offices in the Scottish Borders?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO

     

    • In Person meetings with your solicitor included?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO

     

    • Home or hospital visits from your solicitor?
      Hastings YES
      Which – NO

     

    • Can provide Witnesses to the Will?
      Hastings YES – free
      Which – NO

     

    • Can act as an Executor to the Will?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO
  • CAN ACT FOR YOU IF:

    • You are Under 18 years old?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO

     

    • You have complex family circumstances?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO

     

    • You have a Large or Complicated Estate?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO

     

    • Your estate exceeds the Inheritance Tax Threshold?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO

     

    • You own a Business or Agricultural Property?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO

     

    • You share ownership of a Property?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO

     

    • You Own Property Abroad?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO
  • ADDITIONAL SERVICES

    • Codicil to make an amendment to your Will
      Hastings – £35
      Which £39

     

    • Add a Letter of Wishes (with legal review) to a Single Will
      Hastings – £30
      Which – £35

     

    • Add a letter of Wishes (with legal review) to Mirror Wills
      Hastings – £45
      Which – £52
  • EXECUTRY SERVICES

    • Winding up of Estate?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO

     

    • Marketing and Conveyancing for Sale of Property?
      Hastings – YES
      Which – NO