Wills & Estates: Did You Know?
By Kristen Wittman on 2015/05/04
In Manitoba, it is not necessary to have a will. However, your assets have to be distributed after you die, and without a will, the government sets the rules. Without a will, your assets will be transferred to your most immediate relation, which may be contrary to your wishes. With a will, you can direct where you want your money to go, and to whom. You can also appoint an Executor. An Executor is someone you trust who will ensure that your assets are properly distributed after your death. This document outlines some more good reasons.