We want to discuss a topic that, while essential, is often overlooked in our Latino community: the will.
In many Latin American countries, drafting a will isn’t common. However, it’s a regular and highly recommended practice in the United States, specifically in Alabama. Why? A will is a document that ensures that, upon our passing, our assets are distributed according to our wishes.
If you don’t have a will and pass away, it’s said you’ve died “intestate.” In Alabama, if this happens, the law will determine how your assets are distributed. For instance, they might go to your spouse, children, parents, or even to the state if there are no close relatives.
Don’t wait until it’s too late. Even if you don’t have significant assets, it’s advisable to have a will. And while you can draft one on your own, it’s wise to seek legal advice to ensure everything is in order.
If you need assistance with this topic or any other related to immigration or personal injuries, don’t hesitate to contact us at Abogados Centro Legal. Call us at 205-940-2233 or schedule your consultation. We’re here to serve our Latino community in Alabama.