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What happens if I do not make a will?

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What happens if I do not make a will?

>Without a will, the legal procedures are more complicated and time-consuming and may cause additional expense, worry and hardship to your family and loved ones. The law provides a formula which sets out who is entitled to the property of a deceased person who has not left a will. The formula may not distribute your …

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What is a will?

A will is a legal document that names the persons to receive your property and personal possessions at the time of death. These persons are called beneficiaries. Your property and possessions include all your tangible and intellectual assets and personal property. Your real estate holdings and interests, automobiles, cash in bank accounts, insurance policies, equity …

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What Makes a Valid Will?

>To be able to be put into effect and recognised by a court of law, the will-maker/testator must be mentally competent, and the will must be: 1. In writing (ie on paper), 2. Signed at the bottom by the testator (you), and 3. Witnessed by at least two people. The testator and the witnesses must …

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