Monday, March 30, 2009
Here are some of the benefits mentioned in Candice Choi, Don't let death steal your wishes: Write a will and take control, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, March 29, 2009 at D2:
- Without a will, a person's property disposition desires expressed in other ways are unlikely to be legally binding.
- A person with a will can control "from the grave" how his or her property is used after death.
- A will may reduce family arguments.
The article also discusses a variety of ways (some good, some not-so-good) to obtain a will:
- Hiring an estate planning attorney.
- Using an online service.