How important is it to write a will?

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    Writing a will is something that is considered to be a dark subject but it doesn’t have to be. Almost 30% of people who don’t have a written will have said it was because they didn’t have enough assets to leave anyone, everything is considered an asset at the time of death so don’t think you haven’t got enough. It is not just old people or sick people that need to consider writing a will, everyone should have a will and there are many reasons why. If there is no written word stating how you want things to be separated at the time of your death you could end up having people fight over things in court or have many things thrown away that you wanted given to certain people, asset distribution is a very important step that a wills attorney can guide you through. These are some thing to consider when writing your will.

    Do you have children? Are your children old enough to live on their own or are they small children who need a caregiver? If you’re a parent you need to think about who