If you are an adult who owns assets or has debts, it is in your best interests and in the interests of your loved ones and family, to make sure you make a legally binding Will. Drafting a Last Will and Testament means your wishes will be met.
Drafting your own Will can be a simple exercise. It is not an exceptionally complex document, but it does need to be clear and concise, and abide by the relevant laws.
Depending on the complexities of your estate and your wishes, it may be lengthy and complex, or short and sweet. The most basic items will be the name of the executor, the people you wish to receive your property and a description of the property.
More complex Wills need more details, especially when there are children or dependants involved, or when you wish to leave a trust fund or other managed property. It will need to be signed by two witnesses who are not listed as beneficiaries.
Ensuring that your wishes are met is the main purpose of a legal Will. No matter if you have simple needs or intricate plans, having one in place allows you to be safe in the knowledge that your property will be distributed according to your wishes.
By drafting a legally binding Will, you can rest in the knowledge that you have prepared for the worst, and your family and loved ones will not be left with confusion, or worse, nothing.Last Will and Testament Kit Available for Immediate Download