Cost of making a Will - FAQs

How much does a Will cost?

The cost of writing your Will varies depending on how you decide to do it.

  • Some online Will writing services allow you to write a simple Will for free.
  • A simple Will from a Will writer or bank could start from around £80.
  • Solicitors will charge £100 and upwards, depending on the complexity of the Will.
  • If you need to reflect more complicated circumstances in your Will or would like to include a trust, you should expect to pay around £500 or more.

Find out more in our guide on the the cost of making a Will.

What is Free Wills Month?

Free Wills Month takes place twice a year – in March and October – to give anyone aged 55 and over the chance to have their Will written or updated for free. Solicitors from across the country take part in the campaign.

Find out more in our guide to Free Wills Month.

Can I make my Will for free?

Yes, there are a number of online Will services that allow you to write your Will for free. They ask if you will consider leaving a gift to charity when making the free Will, but you’re under no obligation to do this.