Essential reading for an executor and anyone thinking about making or updating a will, How to Write Your Will is full of expert advice and easy-to-use information set out in jargon-free language. It covers all the important issues, including: why to write a will; where to start; tax and legal considerations; and the problems of dying intestate. It also provides detailed instructions for executors on valuing and administering an estate prior to winding it up. Fully revised to include all new changes to tax laws and the latest legislation on trusts, How to Write Your Will now features an extended chapter on documentation, information on the legal situation in Scotland, a 'how to' section and an explanation of the implications for assets in other countries. Packed with helpful information, practical examples and FAQs, it is the complete guide to wills and probate.