As a parent, feeling the need to protect any value that has been placed upon my children’s requirements for a well-developed opportunity, to know that they are secure even now for the future that might appear sooner than later, but the strange case with acknowledging one’s own mortality leads to creating a will at all. Many may wish to argue the point that making a will while still alive is being rather morbid, but the security of my young children comes first, even if that means considering speaking to a lawyer or having a will officially written up and authorized. No matter what the case to prepare in my passing.
The situation would definitely call for me to speak to a lawyer, but hopefully that would come together as a final step to finish at least the part within my personal control, before it surges forward into the progress the law system provides us. The internet can provide a wealth of information to even the novice like myself, who has never dabbled in anything allowing me the time and attention to explore those aspects, no matter how advantageous. Allowing me to raise questions that would otherwise go unanswered or even unasked, groups of people in the same situation, and forums with the same pursuit are the perfect places to begin finding the answers to create a thorough living will.
Guardianship for the children at this point in their lives is the direction my thoughts would naturally have to confront, questions to whom would they go to in the event of accidental death, or in the instances of being unable to care for them properly on my own through whatever takes place. By creating a will early, and making plans for the children’s inheritance, my thoughts will never feel that pulling and worrisome distraction. Second guessing my family’s security in times when it would be the least to my advantage, a frightening prospect but always needing the proper time to reconsider these necessary details, becoming the challenge to taking in all of this information all at once.
When my passing doesn’t hinder my family, then that will feel the most comfortable to me in my efforts to dissuade that unfortunate aspect of probate, and by creating a will both an idea of guardianship and estate planning will be there with the material total that ends up in the hands of my loved ones. Considering the roles of wills and trusts can become quite a burden of weight in thinking of the possible scenarios, and the inheritance planning for the rest of my family to have a worthy memory of me, not competing with the costs of funeral expenses and other financial grievances.
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