What is a North Carolina Simple Will?
A North Carolina Simple will is a testamentary document that provides a set of instructions, to both your family and to the probate court, on how you’d like your estate to be handled. Most North Carolina simple wills provide clear instructions on how the testator, (the person making the simple will), would like their property distributed after his or her death. In addition, to directing how assets are to be distributed, a North Carolina simple will can also do the following things:
- Name an executor or personal representative of their estate plan
- Name guardians for minor children
- Provide how debts and taxes are to be paid
- Give instructions on how pets should be cared for
- Name beneficiaries of the estate
- Specify how assets are to be distributed
- Make your wishes know
Why Do I Need A North Carolina Simple Will?
Creating this document is a quick way to ensure that your assets are distributed exactly the way you would like after you pass. Simple wills give you the power to decide how you would like valuable family heirlooms to be distributed amongst your beneficiaries. In addition, this document can also provide for close friends, important charitable organizations and for your church or other religious organization. Often individuals will also use their simple will to give a gift to their high school, college or their university. Perhaps most importantly, having a simple will ensures that your estate is distributed exactly the way you would like.
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