No one wants to think about dying or what will happen with the rest of the family after passing away. However, it’s very important to have a plan of action in place when it comes to the distribution of your estate and assets. That’s where having a will comes in handy. Your last will and testament is a legal document that defines how your property will be divided among your heirs and beneficiaries upon death. Without one, the already-complex probate process becomes a bit more complicated (and expensive), and family members will be faced with difficult asset-distribution issues. Therefore, whether you’re enjoying your golden years or have just entered into the early years of adulthood, it’s highly important to draft a will. We are here to help with these five essential tips:
This is by no means a comprehensive list of things to do when writing your will; it’s just intended to help you get started. We invite you to contact us if you’d like assistance with drafting your last will and testament.
If you want final say in how your assets are distributed after death, save your family the headache of going through extra hurdles during the probate process and draft your last will and testament. If you require assistance, the estate planning lawyers at Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant are highly experienced in this area and are ready and willing to help you out in any way they can. Just give us a call at (940) 387-3518, or contact us here!
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