Let’s talk about Wills …

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So now we will be talking a bit about Wills.

What is a will?

A will is a legal document stating the distribution of property after death. A list of names of one or more individuals as beneficiaries or charities. It can also include the care of minor children. It declares your intentions of what specifically you would want done to your possessions and wealth.

There are 11 types of wills.

  • Joint Will
  • Attested Will
  • Living Will
  • Video Will
  • Mutual Will
  • Conditional Will
  • Testamentary Trust Will
  • Pour-Over Will
  • Trust Will
  • Mirror Will
  • Holographic will

Making a will gives you sole discretion over the distribution of your assets including your digital assets.

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What can be in your will?

It is everything you want it to be. From sentimental objects, properties, online accounts and passwords, money, debts, family heirlooms etc.

How to make a will?

You can also make it yourself online with the help of software programmes and websites but if you have any questions you can get assistance from a lawyer or solicitor. Read more about the requirements of making a will here.

If you haven’t already made one, make one now…

Don’t forget that your digital assets are just as important as everything else so do not forget to include that in your will, if you haven’t already, changes to your will can be made easily. Set up an account with planneddeparture. We value and protect your digital assets and make sure information is shared as you instructed.

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