Thinking of the future
Thinking about the future can be very daunting. No one likes to think about what will happen when they are no longer here, but when you have children it is even more important to plan for the future. Almost all parents worry about their children and what will happen to them. Writing a will, and quite often a trust as well, helps you do the best you can to protect your child’s future.
Doing these simple things can give you the peace of mind that your son or daughter will get the financial support and protection they need when you are no longer around to provide it. You can protect your child from financial vulnerability by making a will.
We have some film material with advice from our legal department and families who have already made wills and trusts.
We have also prepared some factsheets with helpful information for families about planning for the future. These are:
A Guide to Wills and Trusts (PDF)
Planning to make a Will workbook (PDF)
Setting Up a Trust (PDF)
Guide to appointing ENABLE Trustee Service as a Trustee in a Discretionary Trust (PDF)
Finding a Solicitor (PDF)
Picking up the Pieces Report (PDF)
If you want to know more or have a general chat about this, please call ENABLE Direct on 0300 0200 101.
If you already have a trust with ENABLE Scotland and would like to speak to us, contact ENABLE Trustee Service on 0141 226 4541 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.