It is important for you to have a will because it dictates how your property will be distributed or whom it is passed on to (after legitimate debts of your estate are paid). Furthermore, you can ease your family's burden by preparing in advance. You do this by executing a power of attorney and health care proxy in the event that you are unable to handle them.At Fisher & Fisher Law Offices, P.C
., we realize that this is a complicated issue, and you should consult with an attorney about drawing up such documents. When someone dies, there may be a need to probate the estate. In that event, our attorneys ensure that the decedent's wishes are followed through the probate process.