Most people know that having a will is a good idea, especially if they have children who might need care. While there are some people that don’t have wills, many do in today’s society. However, even those with wills can overlook certain items within their homes that could become important to others after their death. Once you’ve planned your cremation services in Lapel, IN and you’ve had a lawyer draw up a will, you might want to detail an inheritance list that the will doesn’t cover. It can be one of the best gifts you leave to your family members.
Depending in what you have available to your family when you pass on, there could be some family disputes over your possessions, and you certainly don’t want that. The will you write up will divide your bank accounts, property, vehicles, and other assets, but they don’t usually deal with specifics within your household, unless you specify things yourself. While you can divide things up in a will, you can also just leave a more detailed list with your lawyer or a trusted family member. Many families will trust what you want and carry it out with respect to you.
There might be a number of things you want to place on that list. If you have jewelry that has been in the family for decades, perhaps you want to pass that on to someone you know will wear and enjoy it and then pass it along as well. You might have photos that are irreplaceable and one of a kind. You could get old photos places on a drive so you can make copies to give to several family members, but you might also give one special person the originals.
If you have a collection that’s important to you, like baseball cards, coins, stamps, or something else, they could also hold value beyond sentiments. You’ll want someone who appreciates the collection to have those things so you know they will carry it on in your memory.
There are lots of other things you might want to include. Go through your house and think of the things you would save in a fire, if you could. Or items you would miss if they were to disappear. Those are the things you might want to place on a more detailed list and name someone to receive in the future.
When you are ready to go through your final service plans for cremation services in Lapel, IN, the professionals at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory are here to help. We can also help you come up with ideas for things you want to place on a more detailed in heritance list. You can call us at (765) 649-5255 for service options and to ask questions. You can also come by and see our funeral director in person. We’re located at 200 W 53rd St Anderson, IN 46013 and it’s our job to make sure you have peace of mind over whatever plans you put into place.