Choose this Will if you are unmarried and wish to leave everything to your Child or Children ONLY. This will by its nature leaves all property to your Child or Children. If you have more than one child and In the event that one or more children do not survive you, this Will automatically allows all property to pass to the deceased child’s grandchildren by representation. Children share equally and grandchildren split their deceased parents share equally.
This Will also outlines a Personal Representative and an Alternate Personal Representative to handle your Estate. You do not have to list an alternate PR, however, it is highly recommended that you do so.
Why Make a Will?
No one wants to think about dying, but you must think about your family and loved ones and make sure they are provided for if anything happens to you. Wills are not just for “old people”. And if you wait it will be too late to make those changes if something should happen to you.
The court looks at your will as the final proof of your wishes regarding your assets on your death. If you don’t have a written will, either state law or the courts determine what will happen to your assets and other important issues, such as the guardianship of your children which may not be according to your wishes.
A will is a document containing your instructions and wishes as to how your property and assets are to be distributed after your death. A will is the expression of your wishes concerning how your property is to be distributed. It is a written statement, signed in compliance with the various formalities covered by the law and contains the names of the people you want to benefit, as well as details of your possessions at the date of your death. The people you want to benefit are called beneficiaries.
Your property or possessions will include everything you own, such as your home, land, vehicles, bank accounts, benefits of insurance policies, furniture, boat, investments such as shares, personal jewelry, artwork, and so on. A will is the only way you can ensure your assets will be distributed according to your wishes after your death.