What is a will and why is it important in New Jersey?

  • Many people are fortunate in their lives to have accumulated or saved some assets.
  • Those assets could be property, real estate, bank accounts, securities, or items of personality, such as jewelry that has some significance, just to name a few.
  • As you get older, you start to think about whom it is you want those assets to pass on to and how you want them to pass.
  • The will tells your heirs, the people who survive you, what your intentions were with respects to the assets you've accumulated over the course of your life.