Even as the rest of our lives’ logistics have moved into the digital realm, the process of creating a last will and testament has retained some traditional and strict rules that require people to meet and sign the document in person. That’s about to change, thanks to a law passed in Florida in early May.
This paper argues in favor of legislation authorizing electronic wills made in compliance with a set of electronic formalities suited to the modern age.
What happens to your money, assets and children when you die? In this piece, we dig into what happens if you have a will, and what happens if you don’t. We’ll show you how the legal process for divvying up your assets and assigning your children a guardian works in both cases.
Our lives are increasingly conducted online, from hailing a ride to ordering hand soap off Amazon. Industries from retail to banking have capitalized on the web and technology to do business, yet estate planning hasn’t yet migrated to the web. Here, we dive into Willing’s view on why this needs to change.
If you’re like most Americans, you know you need a will, but you haven’t gotten around to it. In this piece, we’ll go behind the scenes of estate planning to show you: how to make a will using Willing, and how to make one using an attorney — and how to choose between the two.
Learn the basics of what a will is and what yours should include
Learn the details of what makes a will legally binding
When you have children, creating a will is of utmost importance.
Regardless of your age, health, family and wealth, you still need a will.
When changes happen in your life, it’s important to consider making a new will so it accurately reflects your current situation and your current wishes.
If you need to revoke a will, it’s important you do it correctly and fully understand the implications of the act.
Consider the 7 major life events and how your will might need to change at each stage.
It’s important to learn how being married affects how you can distribute your property in your will.
Our quick guide to making a will in 8 steps.
By preparing a will, you make your wishes known and ease the process for everyone.
While you’d like to make a will once and then forget about it, things happen that require updating a will.
Writing a will may be less complicated than you’d think.
How are wills and trusts different?
How to choose a guardian in case one is needed to care for your children.