Writing a will can be quite challenging. More often than not, testators do not know where to start or what to include in their wills. Below is an extract discussing some will preparation tips that you should consider. Appraise Your Estate You will need to appraise your estate to determine the value of your assets. As you appraise your estate, it would be in your best interests to settle any debts that might befall your beneficiaries once you pass away.