Various surveys and studies over the last 10 years have consistently shown that over half of all Americans die without a Will. We believe this leaves too many families and loved ones at the mercy of the state to determine how their deceased family member’s assets will be disbursed. LegalShield has declared January 28th National Will Day to heighten awareness of the need and options available for creating a Will.

Why Do You Need A Will?

Having a Will allows you to give your property or personal belongings away according to your wishes, to name an executor to take care of all your last affairs, and to determine who will be the guardian of your children. Three of the most common reasons people give for not having a Will are procrastination, a belief that they don’t need one and cost. In considering if you need an attorney to plan your estate keep in mind one wrong word or one missing sentence can change the entire intent of a Will so it doesn’t represent your true desires. Learn More

Preparing To Do A Will.

Doing a Will can seem overwhelming and intimidating but it doesn’t have to be. To make the process easier its best to be prepared when you meet with your attorney. We’ve created seven steps we suggest you follow to get ready to prepare your Will. Learn More on Preparing Your Will