Will Storage Singapore | Wills Custody Service

Storage of Wills

May I ask you a question?

Have you written your will?

If you do… Then do you think that the legal Will is an important document?

Do you think that you should keep it in a safe place?

Or best still.. Are you looking to store your Will in a private location?

If your answer is a resounding YES, then we can help.

We have helped numerous individuals to store their Will in a private environment and only upon the death of the Testator (the person that make the will), then the family members are informed and retrieve the original Will in a hassle free manner. This will allow your original Will to be kept private and confidential.


Why Must I Safekeep My Will?


Safekeeping your Will in a private and confidential place is very important because the Will document is just a paper document to state your wishes. It can be easily tampered, stolen, misplaced or even destroyed.

Just think about this..

If one of your beneficiary knows about the share of his inheritance which is written in your Will and for some reason, he or she is unhappy with the distribution.. Is there a possibility that he or she will think of ways to tamper the content of the Will, steal away the document, relocate the position of the Will so that you can’t find them or even destroy them to make sure that your Will will not be valid in the event that you have passed on.

Sounds scary right?

Yes, it certainly is!


What Are The Duties of Executors?


There is another reason why you should safe keep your Will is a secured place.

So that your Executors are able to find them.

We understand that when a person has drafted a Will, they will also appoint an Executor to administrate your estate according to your Will.

But do you know that, he must first able to locate the Will before he is able to apply for the Grant of Probate?


Duties of Executors


So, think about it, if your Executor is not able to find or locate your drafted Will, how is he able to go to the court and apply for the Grant of Probate.

Let alone distribute your estate base on what you have written in your Will.


What is Will Custody?


Will Custody is a service that we provide for anybody that wants to store and safe keep their legal Will document in a private and confidential environment.

As we are living in a growing affluent society and our citizens are more educated, there is an increase amount of people that understand the importance of writing a will to make sure that their assets are distributed base on what they want and wish for.

Which is really great!


Here’s the catch:

They do not know where to place this important document in the right place. Yes, the emphasis is RIGHT PLACE.

May I ask you..

Where will you keep this important document?

I believe your reply will be similar to most people and keep in some of these common places:

  1. In their own safe at home or anywhere that you think is safe in your house
  2. Safe deposit box in the bank

I am not saying that it is wrong to keep this document in these places. But, my question to you is…

Is this the best solution for such an important document?

Or is there a better choice?

Let’s see:

I believe when you make your legal Will document, most people will not discuss the details of the Will and tell anybody where you keep your Will document. That might include your Executor (An Executor is a person that will help you to administer the distribution of your estates according to the Will of the decease).

So, can I say that, you are probably the only person that knows where exactly is the location of the Will?

So, may I know, how does your love ones or even your Executor knows where exactly is this document?

Just think about it…

And interestingly..

Some people left the legal Will document in the safe bank deposit thinking that it is probably the safest and private place. Just for your information, do you know that in the event that the person has passed away, the safe deposit together with the bank account is freeze? Nobody is allowed to have access to any of the accounts when the person has passed away.

Just think about this very seriously..

If for some reason, you are suffering from mental incapacity, like dementia or senile, do you think you will remember where you have placed your Will document in your house or in which bank?

If your Will cannot be found or cannot be retrieved when you have passed away, it is as good as you have not make a Will!


Where Should I Store My Will?


We provide a professional Will Custody service to store your Will in a private and confidential location. What we will do for you is that we will scan a digital soft copy of the original Will. After which, we will keep the soft copy in our secured server. The original Will will then be kept in a fire and waterproof vault.

Additionally, we will also provide you with a custody card for your love ones. During the appropriate time, your loved ones will be informed that the original Will is under our custody and they can come to retrieve the original Will. This whole service will allow your original Will and the soft copy to be kept privately and confidentially.

If you go through this whole process with us, nobody knows about what you have written in your Will. Nobody is capable to access your Will document for tampering, stealing and damaging it. When it is at the appropriate time, your loved ones are able to retrieve the Will easily without hassle to process the distribution of your assets according to your will.

Don’t you think this is a much secured way to store your will?


Who Are We?


We are a team of professional estate planners who specialises in inheritance planning. Through our years in the industry, we have helped numerous business owners, business entities and individuals to make a will and store their Will in a highly secured environment.

At Estate Planning Singapore, we strive to provide the best solution to our customers that is looking to store their legal Will in a private and confidential place.


Want To Engage Our Will Custody Service?

If you would like us to help you to store your legal will document, please contact us at (+65) 9380 2839 or you can fill up your questions in our enquiry form and we will connect with you shortly.

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