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Understanding Probate

Understanding Probate

Probate can be hard to navigate. Learn about how to avoid probate here! When you're ready to create your will, trust Orbit Wills
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7 Things Commonly Forgotten in a Will

7 Things Commonly Forgotten in a Will

You'd be surprised at what kinds of information people sometimes forget to include in their wills. Learn the 7 most common forgotten items in a will, so you can be sure to include the in yours!
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What NOT to Include on Your Will

What NOT to Include on Your Will

We talk a lot about what you should include on your will. What about about what you shouldn’t include? Often times there are things that just don’t belong on a will, either due to beneficiary designation or legal matters....
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4 Unconventional Alternatives to Traditional Burial

4 Unconventional Alternatives to Traditional Burial

There are so many options these days when it comes to what to do with your body after you die. Read about some of the wackiest options available (including becoming a vinyl!) here!
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Including Social Media Accounts in Estate Planning

Including Social Media Accounts in Estate Planning

Social Media is relatively new in the context of assets management. In Washington State, social media accounts are considered digital assets and included in a person’s estate during planning, however are limited by company policies. Still new, these are...
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How Heath Insurance Changes for Family When the Primary Dies

How Heath Insurance Changes for Family When the Primary Dies

What happens to your family's health insurance when you pass. Find out here!
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7 Things Wills Can't Do

7 Things Wills Can't Do

There are so many things your will covers. But what doesn't it cover? Learn about what your final will and testament can't cover and the details around that here.
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Why Living Wills Matter

Why Living Wills Matter

A living will is important for giving you a voice when you have none. Learn about the history of living wills here!
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Should You Leave Your Funeral Wishes In Your Will?

Should You Leave Your Funeral Wishes In Your Will?

Is leaving your funeral wishes in your will a good idea? As it turns out, probably not. Read up on why and the ways you can make sure your voice is heard.
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Taking Care of Pets in Your Will

Taking Care of Pets in Your Will

Our furry (and non-furry) friends are there for us during some of life's hardest moments. When we pass, it's only right to make sure that they're taken care of properly. Learn about the ways you can care for your animals after you pass.
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3 Instances When You Should Update Your Will

3 Instances When You Should Update Your Will

Having an up-to-date will is important! But how often should you update it to make it "up-to-date"? Here are 3 life events that are great times to update your will!
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3 Things Living Wills Cover

3 Things Living Wills Cover

Having a clear living will can also make confusing or difficult decisions easier for your family and care team. Here are just a few reasons why a living will is important, even if you already have a will!
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Prince Phillip and Sealed Wills

Prince Phillip and Sealed Wills

This week the world mourns the death of Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. His life of service and dedication to his people will be remembered by all. However, we may never know his final will and testament, as many monarchs have their wills sealed. Here's what sealing is and why it happens.
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The Case for Posthumous Body Donation

The Case for Posthumous Body Donation

Body donation is a non-tradition but lifesaving option to consider when deciding what you want done with your remains. Read on to learn about the benefits and how body donation can further medical research.
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Dying Without A Will. What Happens Next?

Dying Without A Will. What Happens Next?

Having a will helps to make your passing easier on your loved ones. But what if you die without a will? Who gains your assets, and who decides? Read on to learn more.
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