A person makes a last Will and testament to provide for the administration and distribution of his assets among his Beneficiaries upon his death. It is advisable to engage a lawyer to draft your last Will and testament to ensure compliance with the Wills Act and Wills law.
Cost: S$180 (NETT fixed price)
Fixed price irrespective of complexity, number of properties you have, the value of your assets and whether you want waterfall clauses, trust arrangements, guardianship arrangements etc and there are NO CONSULTATION OR HIDDEN CHARGES.
STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
- Please fill up the form below with your name, mobile number, email address (please check carefully for typos as the confirmation message will be sent there) and preferred date and time. Please do NOT walk in - we are a private lawyer’s office and not a shop.
Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
You will receive an instantaneous reply to the email address your provided. Please check your junk mail folder if you have not received the confirmation within five (5) minutes.
We will email you a list of issues to think about and information to gather prior to the appointment.
Come to our office at 5001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Complex Singapore 199588 (Lavender or Nicholl Highway MRT) and bring along your NRIC only. Tell our lawyer what you want in the Will.
The Will will be ready in 20 - 45 minutes. Check the Will to make sure it is correct.
Sign the will in front of our lawyer and his other witness.
Pay S$180 in cash.
Take home two original copies of the Will and inform your executor and/or family where it is kept in case something happens to you.
OPTIONAL - register the Will with the Registry of Wills. Registration is NOT necessary for validity of the Will. Its just a record at the Wills Registry that (i) you made a Will on a certain date; (ii) with the name of the law firm; and (iii) where the Will is kept. NO COPY OF THE WILL IS KEPT AT THE WILLS REGISTRY
L’avocat Wills clients who wish to amend their Wills in the future only need to pay $100
After you die, the Executor named in your Will has to bring the Will to a lawyer to obtain a court order known as Grant of Probate. Your Executor is free to choose any lawyer he wishes to engage to obtain the Grant of Probate. However, the probate fees for Wills drafted by L’avocat Law is at a special fixed price of S$1,150 nett INCLUDING ALL disbursements and court filing fees.