You do not need a will in North Carolina if you do not wish to disburse your assets to anyone. However, i
f you do not have a will, your assets will be handed over to the state upon your death. Without a will, the state is going to be in control of your assets and children. So without a will, your assets and children will be left to the state of North Carolina to determine what to do with them.
To mitigate this potential issue, it is best to have a will. Depending on your net worth and assets, there are different levels of how in-depth your will needs to be. An attorney will help you determine which route will be best to take to ensure that your estate is distributed how you desire upon your passing.