You’re a guardian of your country and your family. In order to safeguard your family’s financial future, consider taking steps that help you gain control of your property and other assets and provide for your family for the long term. Military OneSource provides resources, services and information on many legal matters and offers advice to help secure your family’s future.
Understanding Inheritance Issues
Inheriting money or property can be complex. Be prepared by understanding the basics and learning where you can get help.
Estate planning is not just for the wealthy. It’s for nearly everyone who owns property, such as a house, car and savings.
Writing a Last Will and Testament
Although writing a last will and testament is not required, it is recommended that service members and their families have wills, even if you do not have kids or valuable property. A valid will is a legally binding document that ensures your wishes are carried out after your death.