We’ve heard all kinds of excuses to avoid writing a will. “I’m too young.” “I don’t own enough to need a will.” “Everyone know who should get what I own.” But the truth is, without a valid will, it’s up to the probate court to determine how your assets are passed along after you die.
Who will inherit your assets if you die? MyStateWill.com is a free site Just click on the Intestacy Calculator and answer a few short questions to see how your state would divvy things up if you don’t have a will. You might be surprised.