DID YOU KNOW?
Today’s godparents tend to be emotional pillars of support rather than stand-in parents. Should both parents die, the person who will assume responsibility for the children is know as a “legal guardian”.
You can appoint legal guardians in your will. Simply visit your bank and see a counsellor who will help you draw up a joint will naming your children’s legal guardians.
You’ll need the ID number of your chosen guardian. The bank holds onto a copy of the will, so it will never get lost.