It may be hard to consider what happens after you pass on but it is something to always consider. What items will go to whom? Who will get your home? Who will be the caregiver of your children? These are all things to consider no matter what your age is. That is why it is so important to start your estate planning. Weeki Wachee lawyers suggest that everyone should consider what will happen to their loved ones after they go – and how they can help you plan for it.
Why consider your estate planning?
If you have children, where will they go? This may be a hard decision to make – but you want to be the one making it. If some happens to both you and your child’s other parent, you should know that your children will be well taken care of.
Who will get your property? You may not have children, but you do have property. Who do you want that to go to? If you let the state decide it can get cause frustration with your family and friends. During this time, they are going to be mourning, it is best to keep things simple for them by taking care of it before you pass.
Do you want your funeral to go a certain way? Again, this may seem morbid and hard to discuss but it is something your family and friends will have to deal with either way. This way, it will be handled the way that you would have liked it to be and you can take that stress off of your loved ones.
Consider everything about what will happen when you pass on and then plan it so that everything is taken care of. There is no reason to put this on your family to deal with when you can handle your own estate planning. Weeki Wachee locals that decided it was best to contact their lawyers to handle all the paperwork needed. If you are ready to do the same, give us a call!
*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Jhonston & Sasser, P.A*