If you don’t like a family member and do not want them to get any of your estate that is fine. You can state a person should not inherit or is left out of your Will on purpose. However, you should not rattle off a list of reasons why you don’t like that person or … More I don’t like my cousin, I am going to tell him off in my will! – Please don’t
Please make sure your Will is in a safe place. Ideally, it would be in a safe with other important documents. It is a good idea to keep your Will in a safe place, and let people like your executor know where to find it, so that it will be intact when others need to … More Keep your Will in a safe place
Please tell other people where your Will is. A Will that no one can find is like not having a Will at all. Ideally, your Will is with other important documents you have. In some states keeping a Will with important documents or in a safe place might be a requirement. Please talk with your … More Tell others where your Will is
Why do I need a will, my family and friends know what I want done with my stuff? People, often believe that just telling family and friends is good enough and they don’t need a will. That is not the best thinking and may not hold when your estate is being probated by the courts … More My family & friends know what I want done!
One of the questions I often get is should I put my belongs into a trust or leave it to people in a will? Well, the answer is it depends. Trusts can be very useful if you want to put conditions on who can have items, and if you want people to meet certain conditions … More Trust or No Trust
I had a professor whose mantra is “Words are the tools of our trade.” She would make us repeat this at least once each class. Why am I telling you this? Because, words are important and make a difference. One reason to use a lawyer when preparing your will is that you want certain things … More Equal vs. Equitable