If you're thinking about making your own will, you may feel a little uneasy about the process. After all, shouldn't you seek a lawyer's help with such an important legal document? The answer depends on your situation. If you're like most people, you won't need a lawyer. With good self-help materials, it's not difficult to make a will that takes care of basic concerns, such as leaving a home, investments, and personal items to your loved ones.