A legal binding document that lets you designate whoever you wish to receive your possessions when you pass away. It also allows you to name a guardian to care for your children. The main purpose is to make sure that your wishes, not the laws of the state, will be followed upon your death.
Something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor. A gift by will.
A person who looks after and is legally responsible for another, especially for someone who is unable to manage their affairs, an incompetent or disabled person, or a child whose parents have died.