Skip to main content

Why Do I need a Will? I Don't Own Anything.

Many people die thinking that they don't have anything. Actually, you do have something. You may have a home, a car, a trailer and a tractor, or other property. You may also have life insurance for which the beneficiary is your "estate".

Additional resources provided by the author

I strongly suggest that you contact a lawyer in the county where you live to get more information. If you don't know the law, please don't write your own Will. There a number of State laws and cases that must be considered before and during the writing of a Will. I've represented clients whose family members wrote their own Wills, which resulted in multiple unpleasant hearings and additional attorney's fees and costs.

For general information about Wills, go to:

https://www.calhouncounty.org/probate/wills.html

Rate this guide


Recommended articles about Wills and estates

Can’t find what you’re looking for?


Post a free question on our public forum.

Ask a Question

- or -

Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.

Find a Lawyer