By: Gummer Elder Law  07/15/2015
Keywords: Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law

You have worked all your life to provide for your family, and to put that little "nest egg" away for retirement. Unfortunately, while we do not like to think about dying, death is inevitable. Therefore, a question frequently asked is, "What can I do now to ensure my family is taken care of when I die?" The answer is – prepare your will. A will is a written legal document which permits you to control the disposition of your assets after death. If you own a home, automobile, possessions with financial or sentimental value, or keep a bank account, you have an estate that will be left behind upon your death. A will lets you decide who will receive your assets upon your death. While death is inevitable, the transfer of your assets upon your death to your heirs does not have to be a nightmare. A will permits this process to proceed smoothly without adding stress on your loved ones when they are dealing with your loss.

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