Establishing Will Documents in Anchorage and Wasilla

When you prepare for the future, establishing a will is one of the most significant things you can do to protect your loved ones. If something were to happen to you today, are you confident your family would be taken care of tomorrow? Establishing a will can help you protect your assets and see that your wishes are carried out for the benefit of those you love most.

At Denali Law Group, our compassionate lawyers can help you create will documents, or make any relevant amendments to your current will. Our goal is to use our legal expertise to make sure your wishes are conveyed in a legally binding document so that you can rest easy knowing your loved ones are in good hands.

Call our offices in Anchorage at (907) 276-1942, or in Wasilla at (907) 357-5792, to get started.

What Does a Will Do?

A will is a commonly used document in an estate plan, used to distinguish who will inherit a person’s assets in the event of his or her death. The assets that can be divided in a will include properties, possessions, funds, or heirlooms. A will can also be used to donate funds or possessions to specific charities. The establisher of the will may specify conditions to inheritance in order to protect certain assets or the person inheriting. For example, a will can specifically state that a child shall only inherit a certain fund if he or she is over the age of 18, or goes to college, etcetera.

Protecting Your Children

Will documents can also be used to appoint guardianship of any minor children, should something happen to both parents. A will may designate a legal guardian to any child under the age of 18, and can also elect an alternative guardian, should the initial choice be unable or otherwise unwilling.

The Importance of Establishing a Will

Creating a will can help protect your property from going into probate, which can make it much more difficult for your loved ones to access your assets after you have gone. Probate court can be a very emotionally trying process most families wish to avoid whenever possible. Our attorneys can help your family avoid any unnecessary stress that could result from the probate process by establishing a clear will document that is legally binding and less likely to be contested.

For help establishing or modifying your will documents, contact Denali Law Group.

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