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Appointing Guardians

Appointing Guardians For Your Children – What Parents Need to Know

Passing away isn’t something a lot of people want to think about too early in their lives. It isn’t an appealing concept by any means. But when you have children, and they need to be protected regardless of what happens to you, contemplating your mortality becomes necessary.

If you die while your child or children are under the age of 18, the state will appoint a guardian. Writing your online Will on the Smart Will App today can avoid this.

A lot of people use their last will as a way to legally nominate a guardian for their children in the event of their death. However, the process is not as simple as just choosing somebody, so we’re going to cover a few things that parents need to know.

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Picking the Right People

Before you write a will or even think about updating a current one; you need to stop and consider what kind of characteristics and values you’re going to want in the guardian of your children. You might have a best friend that you want to raise your kids, but if they’re not a sensible choice, you need to revise that