Did you know that the #1 reason most people do not have a Will is they are “just too busy;” Followed by the cost (which is nothing at Wilson Law!) and the daunting thought of death.
In 15 minutes you can give yourself and your family peace of mind, for free, that your final requests for what matters most to you will be carried out to your instructed satisfaction.
Why Should I Get a Will? - and other Frequently Asked Questions
Most people think that only those with a high net worth and assets need a Will; however, that is not the case. Everyone needs a Will. A Will is set up to give your final instructions on how to divide your estate, assets and to specify your chosen guardian for your children. Without a Will, the State will make these crucial life decisions for you.
A Living Will provides instructions on how to care for you should you become unable to makelife saving decisions for yourself. This is also known as an Advanced Healthcare Directive.
A Last Will gives your final instructions after death.
Yes, a Power of Attorney is only viable if you are still alive and will become null and void upon death.
- Life Insurance
- 401(K) Plan Assets
- Property held in a separate Trust
- Pension Plans
- Individual Matrimonial properties
Absolutely not. A Will is not about just about money. If you have minor children then you needa Will. Without a Will the State will decide for you who will care for your children.
A separate Will is needed for each individual even if legally married. A Will is a personal document that gives your individual assets to the beneficiary of your choice.
The Executor is responsible for ensuring that your Will is carried out according to the written terms. This person should be someone trustworthy and responsible to oversee your Will.
A Beneficiary is the person(s) that you are designating all or part of your estate and assets to. Designating a Beneficiary allows you to choose who will receive how much of your estate, property and assets and avoid confusion and disputes after you are gone.
Our office is located in North Dallas and is available for consultation in person or by phone to answer any questions. Our documents are prepared by an attorney and not a legal assistant.
No, this Will is valid anywhere. If you move your Will does not need to change. We can use our online Will nationwide.
Power of Attorney Documents
Appoint someone you trust to manage your finances and legal affairs if you become incapacitated.
Appoint someone to make your healthcare decisions for you in the event you are unable to do so.
A legal, but limited, document that allows you to give someone the authority to buy or sell real estate for you, or to conduct any other business concerning real estate that you own.