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Create a legal will and notify key contacts named in your will.
Create your will and power of attorney documents, plan for your assets and funeral wishes.
All the benefits of the Premium Coverage plan for you and your family, for less.
We start with a few simple questions
To help us get to know you better, we ask you for a few basic details such as your name, location and what brought you to us. You can then select the plan that best suits your needs and after you create your account, you're only 15 minutes away from the finish line!
We guide you all the way
You're ready to make it official
You've gone through the Willful platform and have paid to access your documents, so you're now ready to print and sign them! We'll give you detailed instructions to make sure your documents follow the legal requirements to make them official. If needed, you can easily make changes, anytime.
What do our customers say?
Yes. An online will made with a platform like Willful is legal in Canada. However, there are some steps that need to be taken in order for it to meet the criteria for a legal will in Canada. Each Willful will comes with detailed instructions for signing and witnessing so you can feel confident that you have a legally-valid will.Read more about online wills in our Learn Centre
A person who dies without a will is called an intestate, and most people don’t know what happens if you die without one. It’s a common myth that the government can claim your money and assets, but it’s not true. They do have the ability to have a say in how your assets or estate gets divided between family members. Creating a will also means you can control how your assets are distributed to beneficiaries over time, instead of children receiving a lump sum when they turn 18.Read the full article in our Learn Centre
A lawyer does not have to create your will. It’s simply a document that outlines your key end-of-life wishes and distribution of assets. The key is that your will has to be signed by you and two competent adult witnesses who are both present at the same time. The original hard copy of that signed document needs to be stored in a safe place where your executor or a family member can access it.Read the full article in our Learn Centre
Canadian law dictates that your will has to be printed, signed, and stored as a hard copy. While we’re working to change this, right now all Willful customers will need to follow these steps to ensure their will is legally-binding.
Power of attorney documents govern your personal, medical, legal, and financial life *before* you pass away. In contrast, your Last will and testament only takes effect *after* you die. Willful Power of attorney documents are intended to be used in a personal accident or medical emergency on your behalf. In a legal sense, their powers 'endure' beyond your mental incapacity.Read the full article in our Learn Centre
Creating a legal will involves abiding with provincial and territorial laws. We are working with our team of estate lawyers to expand across Canada.
Right now our wills are available to residents of all Canadian provinces, including Ontario, Alberta, B.C., Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, PEI, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan.