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Complex estate planning, made easy. Draft Wills, LPA’s and a host of other estate planning documents in just a few minutes with Arken Professional or Professional Wills Scotland

Will Writing Software
- Arken Professional

Write Wills – the easy way – with Arken’s Will writing software for professionals. This intuitive solution supports you through the Will drafting process, for faster, more accurate Wills – ensuring greater efficiency, consistency, and error reduction. Removing the administrative burden.

Drafting English and Welsh Wills, Powers of Attorney, Severance of Joint Tenancy, Expression of Wishes and Advance Decisions, it has a unique dual screen for a live view of the document so you can quickly check what you have put in. In-built precedents, clauses, commentary and controls ensure the time it takes to draft is a fraction of traditional methods.

Professional Wills Scotland

Arken also provides Will writing software for our friends in Scotland. It’s a desktop-based solution and uses an intelligent, interactive questionnaire to generate important private client documents while mitigating the risks of inaccuracies and improving your team’s productivity.

It provides everything you need to create Wills, Will commentaries, and Continuing and Welfare Powers. The system is customisable, so you can include your practice details, change document presentation, and modify the preferred wording of standard clauses.

Remote Will Drafting

Arken also provides a solution for estate planners that need to draft from anywhere, at any time, without an internet connection.

It’s specifically designed for companies using field-based consultants, telephone instruction takers or for those that carry out home or hospital visits. The remote Will drafting tool ensures the right data is captured, in a consistent and efficient format. Its intuitive questionnaire design helps guide instruction takers and user permission controls help manage who can see and access final documents. All the data captured can then be synchronised with Arken’s Will Writing software when an internet connection is re-established.

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How Much Time and Money Can Arken Save You?

How many Wills do you draft per month?

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100
plus

What percentage of Wills are simple wills?

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60%
plus

Using your current drafting methods:

  • Time per simple will

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    30 min
    plus
  • Time per complex will

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    40 min
    plus

What is the annual salary per drafter?

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£35k
plus
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51hrs

Time saved per month

£1101

£ saved per month

£13211

£ saved per year

You’re In Safe,
Supportive Hands

Adopting new technology doesn’t have to be time-consuming or painful. With your very own Customer Success Manager, 50+ how-to videos, monthly training, and expert support through multiple channels, digitising your practice using Arken is easy.

Testimonials

  • Arken is an absolutely fantastic tool. It is extremely easy to use and has helped our practices in Will drafting to a huge extent. I could not be without it now. I would recommend to any legal specialist looking to invest in Will writing software. Very cost effective too.” 

  • “Arken’s Will Writing Software helps us to effectively manage our precedents, provide a better client experience and unify our processes across our offices. We are also able to draft our documents much faster than before and Arken’s wider toolset has helped us streamline in more areas and create better looking, comprehensive outcomes for our clients.”

  • “We did a careful review of available solutions and chose Arken, as it has a very user-friendly and intuitive user experience, helped us with an improvement in our working practices, introduced time efficiencies and facilitated our ability to standardise our processes and mitigate our risks. The support team at Arken are excellent – very responsive and invested time to understand our needs. We had extensive support before and after going live. Arken is very easy to use, the templates are consistent and we have reliable support.” 

  • “Following a well-planned and successful implementation, we are delighted to see how the Arken software has enabled us to streamline our approach to Will drafting. We are now producing consistent Wills which use uniform clauses across all of our lawyers. The commentary document which complements the drafted Will is extremely helpful to our customers.”

  • “We have been using Arken since it was launched. Other than the fact that it is a superior product when compared to other solutions in the market, the exceptional customer service they provide is the cherry on top. They have an excellent and well thought through product suite which really makes Arken a one stop shop for those specialising in Estate planning/ Private client work. We look forward to more innovations from the great team at Arken”

  • “Arken is really easy to use and there is a wealth of training and material to help new users. In particular, our Trainee solicitors find the software easy to use and drafting Wills has become a much smoother and more streamlined process. The commentary explaining the Wills really helps our client’s to understand the documents presented to them. In addition, the ability to tailor the clauses and commentaries for the circumstances we often come across makes drafting Wills quicker and more accurate. We have seen the biggest difference in drafting Lasting Powers of Attorney, particularly when drafting multiple documents for clients and/or married couples.”

  • “Arken Professional has significantly improved the speed in which I’m able to produce Wills and associated documents, but without compromising on quality. Saving time re-keying data and ensuring consistency across documents has allowed me to focus on other important areas such as client retention and new business.”

  • “Arken Professional is the superior product in the market. We’ve used other solutions before, but nothing can compare to its quality, efficiency and flexibility.”

  • “I have been using Arken Will writing software for a number of years, and have found it excellent, and easy to use. The support from the office has been exceptional whenever I have needed it, with a quick response and great patience at times. I would certainly recommend the software and also the company without any hesitation.”

  • “The whole team have found the Arken system very easy to use and it is very user friendly. The initial and ongoing support and training provided is excellent. Using the system saves a lot of time on data inputting, especially on the LPA drafting. It produces clear explanatory documents for all our Clients to understand. I would highly recommend the system. 

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FAQs

Got a question? See if we’ve answered it below and if not, get in touch! We love helping businesses understand the benefits of Arken.

England & Wales. Arken.legal also provides Will Writing software for Scotland, this is a separate product. 

Our in house Solicitors created and maintain our clauses. Having a maintained and well-written set of clauses reduces the risk of mistakes and saves you time. You can add your own additional clauses to your own clause library and use them as you see fit.

Experienced private client solicitors developed our clauses with input from leading academics and other practitioners. They have been reviewed and refined over 25 years, considering our user feedback. The clauses are regularly updated to take into account law changes and best practice development.

You can create extra paragraphs and save these in the system to put into documents. You can also edit any document using the controlled editing function.

Arken currently creates documents for England and Wales. We do have solutions for other territories like Scotland and Australia. We are working on launching Arken for other jurisdictions. Please get in touch if you require a product for a particular jurisdiction.

Yes. This is a separate product. Contact our sales team to learn more.  

Data is stored on Amazon’s Web Servers, one of the leading Cloud service providers on the market for data security, management, and monitoring. 

All users will receive comprehensive training and support. There are monthly new user training sessions, which are run live, as well as regular complex case conundrum sessions which take clients through different scenarios for Will draftingAdvanced training is also available upon request. 

Arken provides support through its internal support team, who can be contacted via telephone, email or online chat. 9-5, Monday to Friday.  There are also many how-to videos available 24/7  and training courses that can be booked via the website.  You can read more about our support services here. 

Arken’s Will Writing software is available for a monthly fee and is charged for based on the number of documents you would like to produce per month. Please see our pricing page to learn more. 

Clients can have an unlimited number of users; charges are based on the number of documents produced per month. There is no additional charge for additional users to enable you to get all the necessary staff involved to speed up the process. 

Users can create: Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs), Severance of Joint Tenancy (SJTs), Expression of Wishes (EWs), Expression of Wishes to Guardians (EWGs), Advance Decisions (ADs) and General Powers of Attorney (GPAs).

There is a comprehensive customisation section within the tool for you to change the look and feel of your documents and personalise the cover sheet. All your documents will therefore be a consistent look and feel no matter who in the practice drafts them.  
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