Willpoint provides real benefits for law firms including:

  • Daily notifications of intention to seek grant of probate or letters of administration for individuals that match wills in your firm’s database. This represents the first known automated solution to the Hawkins v Clayton liability law firms may incur as will custodians. (For more information from a professional insurer on what this duty comprises, please see this Risk Alert to law firms).
  • Notification to firms of death notices that may relate to wills held in your safe custody.
  • A secure, live, custodial database of wills showing historical entries as well as current safe custody holdings.
  • A streamlined connection with authorised executors searching for a deceased client’s will.

Background to the establishment of WillPoint