When it comes to planning for your future it seems like you have it all figured out, but what about after you pass on? It may not be the first thing that you want to talk about but it is very important to know what is going to happen after you are not here any longer.
Is your family going to be well taken care of? Are you going to have everything mapped out as you’d like it to be? What about your funeral is – is that handled so your family can mourn properly? If you are unsure about any of these questions than you probably have not set up wills and trusts. Spring Hill family members that have recently lost a loved one all agree that when they were going through that hard time in their lives they were thankful their loved one had a will and trust set up.
Wills and trusts Spring Hill are very important and here are some reasons why:
Preparing for the inevitable – Even if it’s something that is hard to discuss – death is a part of life. We all know it is going to happen and it is important to help your family get through this hard time by preparing for it. If you have young children, it is even more important to make sure that they are well-taken care of and you know exactly who will be doing so.
Trusting someone to care for you – If you have not set up a will or trust than you have not legally assigned someone to be your trustee. A trustee is someone that will assist you when you are unable to make decisions for yourself. They also will help make sure your wishes are taken care of after you pass on. They will of course have to follow your will or trust but they will be the one to handle the responsibility and keep it out of the courts.
Making sure that your family isn’t left with the stresses of going to court and dealing with your affairs after you are gone is the best thing you can do for them. The only way that you are able to do this for them is to properly prepare wills and trusts. Spring Hill residents that are preparing for their future and the future of their loved ones admit that it is hard at first and somewhat emotional but knowing that you are planning for them is the best feeling in the world.
*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Jhonston & Sasser, P.A*