A Will is a legal document that dictates how your property is to be applied in case of your death. A will can be used to distribute property including land as well as movable property such as money, shares in a company, intellectual property and personal effects.
A will provides certainty to the surviving members of your family, by stating how the property is to be distributed and who is entitled to what. A will is an effective tool in preventing family disputes that are likely to arise during division of property.
A will may be nullified if it does not meet all the requirements set out under the Law. We are here to ensure that your will is compliant with the law and that the terms fully cover all dependants.
You can revoke or amend your will at any time. The revoking or alteration can only be done through preparing another will or codicil. We keep your will updated according to your needs.
If the question comes up on whether a will is valid or not, the will is take through a probate process before a court of law. As your legal experts, we ensure that your will is valid so that your family is spared the process of authentication.
When an individual dies, the custodian of the will must take the will to the probate court or to the executor named in the will within 30 days of the death of the testator who will then present the Will before a court of Law for approval.
Yes. A will may also name guardians of children who are left by the deceased. This is another valuable benefit that a will can provide.
Any person of sound mind and has attained the age of 18 years can make a will, as long as they have property they have property wish to decide what happens to it in the even of death.
The minimum cost for making a will is Kshs. 35,000/- which is dictated by the Law for property worth less than Kshs 1 Million. . The cost goes up slightly as the value of the property increases.