Q: would it be easier to marry my boyfriend so he inherits all of my property or file transfer on death or file a will.
I have 2 houses with land, show cars,alittle money in bank, lots of collectables and lots of junk. I have not done a will. and years are passing fast. I have no siblings and dont talk with distant relatives. I dont want the state to take over if something happens to me. I hate the thought of getting married but if thats a way he can get everything instead of losing it to whom ever. We have been together for 18 years does that account for anything? Please email answer.
A: It depends what you mean by "easier." If you hate the thought of getting married this seems to imply that this wouldn't be easy for you. Getting married married may involve the least amount of paperwork, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's easier for you. A will (or wills) may be the right right choice and quite easy. Lots of collectables and lots of junk seems to complicate a transfer upon death choice. Quite frankly, a transfer upon death doesn't seem easy at all. Without knowing the big picture is impossible to advise you both on how to best proceed.
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