Indiana Wills Lawyer & Indiana Estate Planning Lawyer

Our attorneys are experienced Indiana Will lawyers.   Why do you need to have a will?  Well for starters if you die without a will, Indiana intestate law will say how your property is divided and given away, and it might not be how you want it to be.  Executing a will make it less likely for future contention among your loved ones.   A will sets forth exactly how you want your property to be distributed after your death.  It can also indicate your desire for other matters such as who will have the authority to be the personal representative’s estate, whether you want to have a supervised or unsupervised estate, or who you wish to serve as a guardian for your minor children.  By identifying all of these things in your will, you lessen the ability for contests and contentions amongst your loved ones and heirs following your death.  Our experienced Indiana Will attorneys are able to help our clients understand and consider all aspects of the estate planning, estate distribution, and other related matters in determining what is best for you and your estate.

What are the requirements for a will in Indiana?  Generally a will must be made in writing, before a person dies to be valid.  The will must be signed in the presence of two witnesses who are at least 18 years of age.  While there are many fill in the black forms out there, obtaining an experienced Indiana will attorney will allow you the ability to discuss all of your options, and to ensure you have a valid and enforceable will. Contact Dollard Evans & Whalin to discuss your options regarding drafting your will and estate documents.