DigiWill is a Free web-based platform for South Africans to create a digital Will. DigiWill has been put together by Legal experts, the platform educates you and guides you through the process allowing you to create your own Will easily and conveniently for Free.
DigiWill allows you to easily go back and change any area of your Will as your circumstances change as all the information is stored online. Changes are simple and easy to make allowing your Will to be drafted timeously, thus offering a flexible and accessible system.
DigiWill provides you with guidance, education as well as tools such as an Estate Cost calculator and optional insurance all digitally at your convenience. It's a quick and efficient process for Free.
How does it work? — All you need to do is go to the website and create an account, once you have created your login and verified your password you have access to the platform to create your Will for free.
You do not need to be an expert if you use the DigiWill platform. DigiWill is user friendly, the platform educates you and guides you through the process. DigiWill has a dedicated contact center which is available to assist clients with any questions, including assistance with creating your Will on the platform.
There is no simpler way to create a Will. lf you encounter issues or have any questions, a simple message to the DigiWill Agent and they ore readily available to support via phone, or virtual meeting. The platform allows you to generate your Will in a matter of minutes.
Drafting a Will does not need to be a time-consuming exercise with high legal costs. DigiWill has used the expertise of experienced attorneys who have taken all the rules and experience associated with drafting a Will into consideration. The DigiWill website platform guides you step-by-step through the process, allowing you to be in control.
DigiWill also provide an executor service, Verifying your Will is valid, storage of Will facility, Estate Fees calculator and optional Estate costs Insurance to cover the costs of winding up the estate.
The person who attends to winding up of the estate is called the executor. The executor should be a capable person as this is a complex legal process that requires professional expertise. DigiWill has the skills and expertise in winding up estates. Choosing DigiWill as the executor of your estate gives you many benefits, such as:
Not only can DigiWill provide you with a free Will, but it also offers a calculator to determine the fees applicable at the time of death.
Many people don't realize that there are costs associated to winding up the estate of a deceased person such as executor fees, master's fees, and administration costs.
There is a real cost when you pass on which needs to be planned for, costs such as:
The DigiWill calculator helps with giving an illustration of your expected costs.
In many instances there is no liquidity in the deceased estate (no available cash) and only assets. If a surviving spouse or family member does not have cash available to pay these costs, then the assets need to be sold to pay for these costs. The DigiWill Calculator helps give you an illustration of these costs based on your individual circumstance.
The DigiProtect Estate insurance Policy is available via the DigiWill website. The DigiProtect Estate insurance pays to the Estate providing liquidity to pay for these costs.
DigiProtect Estate insurance can cover these fees from as little as R50 a month.
DigiProtect Estate insurance assures that there will be liquid cash available in the estate taking this burden away from the dependents, ensuring that the estate can be wound up quicker.
DigiWill not only provides you with a free Will, but it also provides the option of taking out the DigiProtect Estate insurance to pay for all the fees associated with winding up an Estate. Many people don't realise that there are costs associated to winding up the estate of a deceased person such as executor fees, masters' fees, and administration costs. Often there is no liquidity in the deceased estate (no available cash) and only assets. If a surviving spouse or family member does not have cash available, then the assets need to be sold to pay for these costs.
DigiProtect Estate insurance can be taken out to pay for all these costs.
The DigiProtect Estate insurance is a whole of life insurance policy that pays out a lump sum of up to R200,000 on the death of the insured to the estate to contribute towards the costs associated with winding up the estate. The insurance policy pays out a lump sum amount equal to the sum assured within 2 working days of receipt of death certificate and all claim documentation supporting a valid claim.
DigiProtect Estate insurance DigiProtect Estate insurance is underwritten by Old Mutual Alternative Risk Transfer Limited (OMART).
In the modern day of Digital Solutions anything is possible online - including the ability to draft a Will.
With DigiWill you can:
A Will is an important document, yet millions of South Africans do not have a Will, or their Wills are outdated. It may feel like it's too complicated, too expensive, too time-consuming, and difficult to create a Will. So many people do not know how to complete this process or where to start.
DigiWill guides you and educates you to create your own Will easily, conveniently and for FREE.