Of late, Singaporeans have been absorbed into a very significant will of a very significant family. One cannot be blamed for thinking that creating a will hardly matters when you’re the one six feet under and your heirs don’t agree with one another. However, in most circumstances, ordinary families would find that having a will makes things easier and clearer when a loved one has departed.

Creating a will used to be thought of as something that only wealthy or very old and ill people do. Fortunately, more young people are aware of how early will-creation can help solve the uncertainties for their loved ones, and death isn’t such a morbidly taboo topic anymore.  

What happens if you don’t have a will?

Unless you’re a Muslim, your assets will be distributed according to the Intestate Succession Act upon your death.  According to the Act, those who do …