If you wish to designate how your estate is disbursed upon your death, you probably need a will.
Your estate is generally considered to be your money, property and other possessions.
If you die without a will, the State of Arkansas may decide who gets your assets, without regard to your wishes or your heirs’ needs.
A will is a legal document that sets forth your wishes regarding the distribution of your property upon your death. Wills are also the best way to designate guardianship for minors. A will can also be used to inform people about any other special wishes you would like carried out upon your death.
A will allows you to designate the person who you desire to make sure that your wishes are carried out.
Your need for a will depends upon your specific circumstances. If you have minor children or extensive assets, you probably need a will.