Download: Last Will & Testament Add a Letter Covering These 14 Wishes

Having a will is necessary, but there is a great deal of information the legal document does not include. Here’s what to cover in a supplemental letter that specifies preferences, discloses critical logistic info, and will save your family significant stress  during a difficult time.

Having a proper will goes a long way to prevent family arguments. The guesswork is eliminated and the family is clear on your intentions. Furthermore, a will may actually save money, because without one, the provincial/state authorities are in control, and that could mean unnecessary delays and extra costs.