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How to make or update your will

Having an up-to-date professionally written will is very important. It’s the only way to ensure your wishes are carried out after you pass away, and the people and causes you care about are looked after.

We always recommend you prepare your will through a solicitor. This is the best way to ensure it’s accurate, legally binding and truly fulfils your wishes. If you don’t have a solicitor, you can find one using your country of residence’s Law Society website.

We’ve produced a free guide to tell you all you need to know about making or updating your will.

> Download our guide to making or updating your will

If you've already made a will, you can amend it using a codicil - a formal addition to your existing will.

> Download our codicil template

For any more questions about making your will, or to tell us about a gift you’ve already made, please get in touch at legacies@mssociety.org.uk or 020 8827 0374.