The Animal Health Trust, based in Newmarket, is working with Sovereign Will and Probate Services Ltd to offer a Will-writing service for its supporters.Nick Plumb, Operations Director at Sovereign, the provider of Solicitor’s in-home Will-writing services throughout England and Wales, explained how they help charities boost their income from legacies.“Like all charities,” he said, “the Animal Health Trust views a legacy in a Will as a most generous gift that enables them to carry on their work. However, time off work and a trip into town to see a solicitor can be very inconvenient, and many well-intentioned charity supporters may not actually get around to making a Will. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 6 June 2006 | News Animal Health Trust chooses Sovereign’s Will-writing service 28 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “This means that when they die, not only will the charity not receive the legacy that the deceased intended, but there could also be financial problems for the family of the deceased. Their assets may not pass to who they would have wanted, and there could even be an inheritance tax burden for their beneficiaries.”The new Will-writing service will enable AHT supporters to make make their Wills in the privacy of their homes at their convenience. A Sovereign consultant will visit them at home anywhere in England and Wales to guide them through the instruction-taking process. The client’s Wills are then produced by Sovereign’s Solicitors within 14 working days, ready for signing and witnessing. The client receives a discount in Sovereign’s normal fees, and Sovereign also make a donation to the Animal Health Trust for every Will written.Sovereign is planning to forge similar partnerships with two leading charities in each of the main sectors, such as cancer, mental health, heritage, and care of children.