For many people writing a will can be a daunting task. People do not like to think about their own deaths, let alone decide what will happen to their belongings after they pass away. However, once things are broken down, writing a will does not have to be too difficult.
A will is final say in what happens to your property. If your will is properly drafted, then whatever you say in it about who should get your property will be given legal effect. However, if your will is not properly drafted, then your wishes might go unheeded.
The trick, of course, is drafting your will properly, which for many people is a difficult task.
Recently, ABC News offered some advice in an article titled “5 Tips for Writing Your Will.”
Their tips include:
When you are ready to draft your will, be sure to engage the services of an experienced estate planning attorney. This is not a DIY project.
Reference: ABC News (December 20, 2014) “5 Tips for Writing Your Will“
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