Guardianship 5 Reasons to Appoint a Guardian in Your Will

1. Protecting your children’s best interests:

By appointing a Guardian in your will, you can ensure that your children’s best interests are considered in the event of your passing. You have the opportunity to choose someone you trust to provide a loving and nurturing environment for your children.

2. Avoiding uncertainty and dispute:

Without a designated Guardian, there may be confusion and disagreements among family members or authorities regarding who should take care of your children. Appointing a Guardian in your Will eliminates this uncertainty and minimises the potential for disputes.

3. Maintaining continuity and stability:

By appointing a Guardian, you can provide your children with a sense of stability during a difficult time. The appointed Guardian will have a clear understanding of your wishes and can continue to provide a consistent and familiar environment for your children.

4. Ensuring your values and beliefs are upheld:

Appointing a Guardian gives you the opportunity to choose someone who shares your values, beliefs, and parenting style. This ensures that your children will be raised according to your wishes and with the same principles that are important to you.

5. Legal recognition and enforceability:

By appointing a Guardian in your Will, your choice is legally recognised and enforceable. This means that your chosen Guardian will have the legal authority to make decisions on behalf of your children, including matters related to their education, healthcare, and general well-being.

Appointing a Guardian in your will provides peace of mind, knowing that your children will be cared for by someone you trust and who will prioritise their best interests. Please contact us to arrange a meeting to discuss your Will and appointing a Guardian on 0203 301 6600 or email us at