A Last Will and Testament is a legal document that outlines your intentions in the event of your death, setting out what happens to your assets and how they will be allocated to your chosen beneficiaries.
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The passing of a loved one is always a difficult and emotional time. If a loved one passes without a valid will in place, the difficulty experienced by the family is often increased.
In support of Make a Will Week, from October 2 to October 8, 2022, Crossroads Law has a promotion for a full estate planning package for an individual for $799 (regularly $899).
Once your divorce is complete, the bulk of your involvement with the legal system should be over.
What’s the Difference Between a Will, Power of Attorney and a Personal Directive and Why Do I Need Them?
Everyone knows that having a will is an important part of planning for your future but what about a power of attorney or personal directive?
Buying a new home with your partner or spouse? Purchasing a house with friends as an investment? Have you ever considered what would happen to your share of the property if something were to happen to you or your relationship?
Things change. The need to update your Last Will and Testament comes more often than people believe. For most, many years go by without updating their Will or they ultimately never revise it based on their true and current intentions. Then what?
Let’s say you have a Will in place. You named your spouse as a beneficiary and perhaps your young children as secondary beneficiaries, just in case something were to happen to you and your spouse.
“It is on my TO-DO list!”. We have all made this excuse. However, putting together an estate plan including a Last Will and Testament should be at the top of that list.