Wills, or Last Wills and Testaments, are legal instruments that, if property drafted, will ensure that your assets will be distributed according to your wishes upon your passing. The Mobile Area estate planning attorneys at Gulf Coast Attorneys LLC are experienced at drafting both simple and complex Wills. Failing to have a Will can result in your assets being distributed according to the Alabama laws of intestacy, which may not line up with your wishes.
Can't I just purchase a will online or at an office supply store?
There is certainly no requirement that only lawyers can draft wills. But, before drafting your own will or purchasing a 'canned will', you should become familiar with the laws regarding what information must be included in the will in order to be considered a valid will in Alabama. The proper drafting of a will is usually a fact-specific and detailed operation, so it is best to consult an experienced attorney. The attorneys at Gulf Coast Attorneys will make sure that your will is drafted in accordance with the law and that your property will be distributed in the manner that you desire.
Our Mobile area estate planning services can also help to ensure that your family saves on legal expenses when your estate is administered.
When should I update my will?
If you already have a will, we recommend that you contact us regarding your estate planning anytime a close family member passes away, you get a divorce, or you find out that you are terminally ill.
Contact us for a Consultation About Drafting Your Will
If you are in the Mobile area, we welcome you to contact us for an estate planning consultation today.