Writing a Will is paramount as it means your elderly relative can choose exactly what happens to their money and assets after their death. Without a Will, sorting out a loved one’s estate and belongings becomes extremely complicated and may not be in line with their wishes. This guide will look at Will writing options across Berkshire.
Local solicitors and Will-writers are on hand to make the process of writing a Will as easy as possible. This guide looks at our recommendations across the county, and their starting fee for a single Will. Contacts details are provided for all services listed. We recommend that you take advice regarding the kind of service you need – contact different providers to arrive at the best for you.
For information on DIY Wills and Letters of Wishes, our podcast about making wills with finance expert Jason Butler discusses this in detail. If you are looking for free advice surrounding legal issues, please see our guide to finding free legal advice in Berkshire.
- AFPS, Bracknhell
- Blandy & Blandy, Reading
- Christie Munro, High Wycombe (Berkshire wide home visits)
- Clifton Ingram LLP, Reading & Wokingham
- Cornerstone Wills, Windsor
- Templar Estate Planning, Caversham
- Thames Valley Wills Services, Bracknell
What Solicitors Charge in Berkshire for Writing a Will:
AFPS stands for Affordable Financial Planning Services and the firm deliver services as the name suggests. All charges for will writing are unambiguous and clearly stated. There is no extra cost regardless of complexity of circumstances. AFPS will take time to understand individual circumstances and give tailored advice.
Single Will Fee – £145
Address: 26 Ellwood Fields, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 4GA
Telephone: 01189 776 064
Blandy & Blandy, Reading
Blandy & Blandy are a firm of experienced solicitors offering a highly personal service. The firm is a member of the leading professional body, Solicitors for the Elderly. Client feedback reflects value for money from will-writing services are clear, responsive and efficient.
Single Will Fee – £450 + VAT
Address: Blandy & Blandy Solicitors, 1 Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1DA
Telephone: 0118 951 6800
Christie Munro, High Wycombe
Sally Bakkes of Christie Munro brings a will-writing service to a time and place of your convenience. Clients are visited across Berkshire. Fees are very reasonable and given in advance, there are no hidden costs. An initial instruction meeting means a will can be drafted for approval before being legally signed and witnessed.
Single Will Fee – £160
Address: Christie Munro Will Writers Ltd, Holmer Green, High Wycombe, HP15 6SZ
Telephone: 01494 713947
Clifton Ingram LLP, Reading & Wokingham
Shortlisted for The Legal 500 Law Firm of the Year 2019 Awards, Clifton Ingram is a full service solicitors serving clients in the South East from their offices in Reading and Wokingham. With around 100 staff, will-writing advice is tailored and prompt depending on specific requirements. Testimonials cite Clifton Ingram will-writing as a practical, friendly and fuss-free service.
Single Will Fee – £300
Address: County House, 17 Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1DB
Telephone: 0118 957 3425
Address: 22-24 Broad Street, Wokingham, RG40 1BA
Telephone: 0118 978 0099
Cornerstone Wills, Windsor
Cornerstone Wills are estate planning specialists. They provide expert professional advice and guidance to clients around will-writing. Cornerstone Wills are well regarded based on their efficiency and customer service.
Single Will Fee – £295
Templar Estate Planning, Caversham
A friendly business based in Caversham but serves the whole of Berkshire. Unlike most solicitor practices, Templar Estate Planning visit clients at a time and place most suitable to them. Templar also provide services around lasting power of attorney, asset protection and trust protection.
Single Will Fee – £300 + VAT.
Address: Hunters Chase, Caversham, Reading, RG4 7XH
Telephone: 0118 948 4381
Thames Valley Wills Services, Bracknell
Thames Valley Wills offer a free no obligation home visit to discuss will circumstances and a fixed price quote. Following consultations can take place at a time and place most convenient with draft will usually being drafted within two weeks. An express service is available with a 48 hour turnaround or less if documents are required immediately.
Thames Valley Wills can also help with power of attorney, probate and funeral plans throughout Berkshire.
Single Will Fee – £125 + VAT
Address: 4 Dunley Villas, Forest Road, Binfield, Bracknell, RG42 4HE
Telephone: 01344 641 885