If you have a Will written, you need to know where to keep it, after all it's a matter of life or death.
Usually, the best places to keep your Will is with the executor of your Will. The executor is the person who you choose to carry out the wishes of your Will, therefore the executor is the person whom will need to be in possession of your Will, so this is most likely the safest place to keep a Will, or in a safe place such as somewhere in your home, but make sure to place your Will in an envelope to protect it from any damage as if the Will is unreadable, it will not be valid. If you do decide to keep it in a safe place somewhere, make sure you inform the executor of your Will the whereabouts of it so they can access it when needed.
You can keep your Will with the probate service, with a solicitor or in a safety deposit box, but the problem with this method of safekeeping is that only you can request to withdraw it, and if you die before withdrawing your Will, your executor will struggle to obtain it. Its also worth noting that keeping your Will with the probate service, solicitors or in safety deposit box can cost you to do so.
Your Last Will and Testament is a very important document, you must not misplace it. Make sure you keep your will in a safe place at the very moment you written and signed it, after that you can forget its even there because you know exactly where it is and you can relax knowing that everything is taken care of if the worst was to happen you.
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