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Make a Will Month

May 2017

You spend your life working to provide for yourself and loved ones. As life changes around you, it is a good time to consider making your Will. Making your Will means you can be certain that your wishes are followed after your death. You can also choose to remember and protect your friends, family and causes you care about the most.

During May you are invited to have your Will written or updated by a local Solicitor who will waive their normal fee.* Instead, you will be asked to make a voluntary donation to St Barnabas Hospice. As a guide, the standard cost for a basic Will is usually between £100 and £150.

Once you have planned for family and friends, would you think about leaving a gift to St Barnabas?

This would cost you nothing in your lifetime, but would continue to provide specialist care and support to your community in the future.

If every person in Lincolnshire left St Barnabas Hospice just £50 in their Will, it would raise over £3.5 billion. This amazing amount could continue to care for future generations of local people living with a terminal or life-limiting illness, free of charge, for years to come.

For further information see our frequently asked questions below or contact 01522 559511 or email legacy@stbarnabashospice.co.uk

Make your appointment today by filling in and printing off your Will month form here and contacting one of our supporting Solicitors.

The supporting solicitors are:

*This offer applies to standard Wills, Mirror Wills and basic changes. If you find that your Will is not standard and requires specialist legal advice, your Solicitor will advise you and agree a fee with you before continuing the process.

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer our Free Will Service to help make it easier for you to write or update your Will. Many people who make their Will through this promotion can choose to support us by including a gift in their Will to St Barnabas Hospice.

Most simple Wills are free to make during May. Since this is a charity scheme and our local Solicitors are kindly donating their time so we do ask for either a donation to or you can leave a gift in your Will to St Barnabas Hospice. As a guide a standard basic Will costs between £100 - £150 to make. Please note if your Will is more complex than your Solicitor will make you aware of any additional costs before you book your appointment.

We have teamed up with local solicitors Sills and Betteridge contact: 01522 542211 and Hodgkinsons contact: 01754 897150 who can both help to write your Will during Make a Will month. For further details or to find your local branches please go to http://www.sillslegal.co.uk/ or http://www.hodgkinsons.co.uk/

We understand that you would want to put friends and family first when making your Will. But once you have planned for them we would be so grateful if you would leave what you have left to St Barnabas Hospice. Any gift you leave, large or small, will make a huge difference towards caring for local people living with a life-limiting or terminal illness.

Yes, that’s no problem. All you have to do is contact your chosen Solicitor (details as above) and let them know what changes you want to make.