WHY YOU NEED A WILL!
YOU HAVE CHILDREN
YOU HAVE PETS
YOU HAVE POSSESIONS
What is a Will?
No matter what your age, virtually everyone should have a will. In its simplest form, a will is a set of detialed directions you create to tell your family what to do with your worldly possessions when you die.
More importantly, a will gives you the ability to designate who should take care of your children (and pets). Basically a will gives you the opportunity to make sure that everyone and everything you care about is properly taken care of should you pass away.
Do I need a Will?
While pretty much every adult needs a will, go through the list below. If you answer yes to any of the items then - YES YOU NEED A WILL.
Do you have pets?
Do you have minor children?
Do you have a bank account?
Do you have any investments?
Do you have a life threatening illness?
Do your want to control who gets your belongings?
Do you want to protest the interests of your loved ones?
Do your want your Hiers to get money faster?
What happens if I die without a Will?
If you die without a "Will' everything you own will have to go into PROBATE (in court before a judge) which can be expensive and time consuming. Worst of all, the individuals you most want taken care of may not receive the inheritance you would want them to.