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Frequently Asked Questions

A will or last testament is a legal document that determines who your property will be distributed to when you pass.  It also allows you to choose who will care for your minor children an...

Yes.  If you do not have a will when you pass, you do not necessarily have control over who will inherit your property.  Without a will, your estate will be subject to “intestacy” laws, w...

As long as you have assets, you should have a will.  Also, many people do not update or revise their wills in a timely manner.  If you think you may acquire additional property or assets...

A will does not transfer any of your property until you die.  A living trust can.  A living trust involves placing your property with a “trustee” while you are alive so it can be transfer...

This depends on your assets and your goals.  While you should have a will, a living trust requires that you transfer assets to a trustee while you are living, and this person can be yours...

A “holographic will” is a will written by hand, without the use of a computer or other typing implement.  While there are some conditions under which a holographic will may be recognized...

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