A properly drafted Will can help ensure that you get to determine how your property will be divided after your death.
Regardless of how much property you own or money you have, a Will lets you choose what happens to it after your death. Clearly setting out your wishes in a Will can help to minimize disputes over your estate and simplify the court process.
When you are able to appoint someone you know and trust as your Executor, you have more control over the distribution of your estate. If you do not have an Executor in most cases someone would have to make a court application to be able to deal with your estate.
If you have children under the age of 18 you will want to think about who you would like to care for them in the event of your death. More information about minors is available here.
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