Your Will & Estate Questions; Answered.
Having a will is critical, but preparing this document is just the tip of the iceberg. Organizing your estate now will make the process of estate settlement and the role of your executor easier; saving your family time, money, and stress.
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What Happens When Someone Dies Without a Will?
A 2018 Angus Reid survey found that 51% of adult Canadians didn’t have a Will, and 35% had Wills that had not been updated. Disturbing statistics, given what happens if you die without a Will.
Common responses from those who are asked why they don’t have a Will are:
- I’m busy; haven’t gotten around to it yet;
- I don’t want to think about death; my family can figure it out after I’m gone.
- I haven’t decided who should get what;
- I hate paying legal fees;
A valid Will may be the most important document of your life and it’s easier than you think. If you care about your family, getting a Will is not something to put off.
Dying without a Will creates a nightmare of problems in terms of work, family friction and loss of money, for the grieving loved ones you leave behind. Not the way you want to be remembered!