It is possible to
make a significant future gift in a way that will not affect your world
today, but will continue to touch the lives and benefit those who will
live after you are gone. Your gift will help insure that the
information and values that you have cherished, and understood the
importance of, will be available to future generations.
An estate plan not only divides and distributes property, it can
provide security for loved ones, minimize taxes and estate costs and,
through a variety of testamentary gifts, create a lasting legacy for the
Biblical Heritage Center.
Will is often the foundation of a sound estate plan. No matter what size of estate an individual has, everyone
should have a Will. This document allows an individual to control
exactly how his or her estate will be managed. It also takes a
great deal of pressure off your loved at the time when they are
experiencing such a great loss.
a Will, there is a risk of costly delays in the estate settlement
process. In addition, if a
person dies without a Will, the law of the state in which the person
lived will determine how his or her estate is divided.
State laws generally provide for distributions to natural or
adopted relatives, and provide nothing for friends or favorite
charitable organizations. If
there are no relatives, an estate is turned over to the state.
are not just for single people; married people need Wills to distribute
their property according to their wishes.
Although it is possible to pass some property to others through
certain types of joint ownership, such as joint tenancy, it still is
important to have a Will.
generous gift from your estate will help make it possible for the
Biblical Heritage Center to be here and work for future generations long
after we are all gone.
Consult with the accountant, lawyer, or estate planner of your
It is not something that should be put off until tomorrow.
Instruct that person to make the gift(s) of your to the Biblical
Heritage Center, Inc. (a non-profit corporation). If they have any
questions or need addition information, please have them email Jim
Myers, Vice President at firstname.lastname@example.org
Biblical Heritage Center, Inc.
P. O. Box 79
Cleburne, TX 76033-0079.
have worked hard all of your life; make
sure that your desires and wishes are completely carried out
concerning the distribution of the assets that you have earned -- not
someone else's. Your choice will touch the lives of future
generations for as long as the Biblical Heritage Center exists.*