1. zan

    zan Registered User

    Jan 4, 2006
    96
    staffordshire
    Just wondered if anyone knows a formal message that should be written on a note attached to money given to someone in a will. I'm executor and have to send cheques out. I think there should be a message to go with them but nothing I can think of writing seems right. I've never had to do it before or received anything so I'm stuck but don't want to offend anyone with a message that isn't right. sorry for being a worrier , Zan
     
  2. Michael E

    Michael E Registered User

    Apr 14, 2005
    618
    Male
    Ronda Spain
    Zan hi,

    How strange - I had the same worry when I 'did' my mums will - a while ago now - I ended up with..


    dear X

    Enclosed the cheque for £x which Eileen left to you in her will,


    with best wishes


    Michael

    Really does not seem 'right' to express any personal sentiments in the situation -I wonder what lawyers write???

    Michael
     
  3. Sally

    Sally Registered User

    Mar 16, 2004
    114
    London
    Hi Zan,

    This is something I have never thought about but which happens every day. I expect that lawyers go down a very unemotional route writing something like 'As a beneficiary of X's Will, please find enclosed...'

    Sally
    x x
     
  4. zan

    zan Registered User

    Jan 4, 2006
    96
    staffordshire
    Thanks Michael and Sally, Think I'll go for Michael's note and add hope you are well. It's a funny sort of situation, but those people I would like to add a personnal message to are those that I will speak with anyway. Zan
     
  5. bernie

    bernie Registered User

    Jul 28, 2005
    52
    south london
    should you ask them to sign and return a copy of the letter as a receipt?
     
  6. zan

    zan Registered User

    Jan 4, 2006
    96
    staffordshire
    i havn't done but i did put my phone number and kind of hoped they would phone when they got the cheque. zan
     
  7. Norman

    Norman Registered User

    Oct 9, 2003
    4,348
    Birmingham Hades
    I would think a cheque,cashed, is receipt enough,plus perhaps recorded delivery.
    Norman
     

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