The Last Will and Testament
In essence, a Last Will and Testament is a written document that describes how you want your property (assets, such as personal property, vehicles, home, business cash and money in bank accounts) devised after you die. The Last Will and Testament may also provide details such as your burial requests, who you would like to become the Executor of your estate after your death, as well as, other wishes you have for your estate after death. Chapter 31 of The North Carolina General Statutes outline the requirements for a will to be valid. Contact an attorney at the Law Office of Crystal M. Richardson PLLC to help you understand these requirements and ensure that the provisions in your will match your desired wishes. If you were to pass away today without having drafted your will, the state of North Carolina will decide who will receive your property through the Intestate Succession laws. Be sure to properly document your wishes to ensure this does not happen. By drafting a will, you are better able to control who gets what when you die. You can avoid confusion and conflict by making your desired wishes clear and conspicuous for the individuals in your life. There are many benefits to executing your Last Will and Testament. today for more details about how to ensure your will accurately details who gets your assets upon your death.