Peace of Mind
A do it yourself will not only gives you peace of mind but it leaves your loved ones with a sense that they did everything right. They can look at what your expectations are and instead of having to guess what you might like they will know. This type of peace is imperative when they are already suffering due to your loss. By giving them the information they need, you are providing them with a blueprint of how to handle your affairs. It is the second best thing to having you there to tell them in person.
A Sense of Closure
No one knows when their time will come and giving your family a sense of closure is important. While the funeral and the wake do that a bit, knowing what to do with your collections, your favorite desk and you clothing can be overwhelming. Feeling as though they are carrying out your wishes gives them a sense of closure as they move on past your death. A do it yourself will walks you through all the things you might not think about so that your family has all the information they need to do exactly what you want.
Many people put off doing a will because it can be rather expensive. There is no way to get around paying a lawyer if you go that route, but if you want write an effective will on your own, the do it yourself option is much less expensive and just as effective. Understanding what your family wants and needs is your job. The will kit will simply walk you through the process of identifying all the problem areas and helping you put it in an order that makes sense.
Planning for your death is not fun. What's worse is people being left behind with no direction. By providing them with a last will and testament you are aiding them through the grieving process. You can think of it as the last thing you can do to help them. While you might not be around, you will still want to know your family is well cared for. The more thorough your will the better they will be treated in the process.