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Last Will & Testament
Q. What happens if I die without a will in Florida?
A. Florida has laws that state where your assets will go if you die without a will; they provide a will for you. These laws are very general and designed to ensure that your property goes to someone, but they will likely not help you achieve all of the needs and goals you have for you and your family.
Q. What are the advantages of a will?
A. A will serves are a written guide of your intentions. Through your will, you can provide for your loved ones in the way you believe best serves their individual needs. You decide who, what, when, and where. You can spread the payments out over a long period of time, or you can provide money for your grandchildren to use for college expenses. You can leave money to your church or a charity that is near to your heart.
Also, if you die without a will, your estates may be tied up for a long period of time and your loved ones may be left unable to pay for your final expenses.
Q. Are wills revocable, and how often should they be reviewed?
A. Yes. Wills may be amended, modified or revoked at any time and for any reason. We recommend that you review your estate plan at any time you experience a change in your family circumstances (i.e. marriage, birth of a child, divorce, death in the family, etc) or every 4-5 years otherwise because changes in the law may lead to necessary changes in your estate plan.