Last Wills

Find answers to questions you might have about last wills, and get a better understanding of how they're written, what happens if they're contested, and more.

Will vs. trust: What's the difference?

Understanding the difference between wills and trusts can help you ensure that you're making the best choice for your situation.

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Estate planning statistics to read before writing your will

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated estate planning activity in the U.S. But many Americans still remain without one.

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Top 10 considerations when naming a guardian in your will

Without specifying a legal guardian in your will, you are leaving this hugely important decision up to strangers.

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What Happens If Your Domestic Partner Dies Without a Will

Have you and your domestic partner created estate plans? If not, you need to know what happens when a domestic partner dies without a will.

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18 reasons to revise your estate plan

Reviewing and revising your estate plan is crucial so that your current intentions will be carried out.

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Can a LegalZoom will work for me?

Creating your will through LegalZoom provides you with a state-specific, personalized document that ensures your wishes are carried out. Writing a…

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How do I create a will?

With the right preparation, you can create a will that covers your unique needs. This guide lists the basics on how to make and change a will.

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How to change a will

Your will should be revised as changes happen to your family and circumstances. Find out how to revise your will and whether you need a codicil.

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10 things you should know about a testamentary trust

A testamentary trust can ensure children or others who need help managing the proceeds of your will are protected.

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What assets need to be listed for probate?

Determining whether an estate has assets that are not subject to probate can save you time and money. Here are several types of assets that qualify…

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