A will is a legal document that says what you want done with everything you own (your assets) when you die. Assets are:
When you die, your assets make up what is called your estate. The people you give your estate to are called your beneficiaries. You can make a simple will using this guided pathway if you plan to leave your estate to your spouse, or to a small number of people or all your children and in equal shares. If you have a complicated situation, or can afford legal help, getting help from a lawyer or a notary is a good idea.