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The Will – The Path to The Future

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The Will – The Path to The Future

>If you care about the persons in your life, there are many things you will do during the course of your life to better their lives. As a person who provides, love, friendship, income, savings, housing, food, clothing and emotional and material assistance, your friends and family may rely upon you more than you think. …

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The Importance of Writing Your Will

>We have all seen the unhappy results of seemingly harmonious families dealing with the death of a loved one and the subsequent chaos over the unstated distribution of the deceased’s assets and personal possessions. The ensuing events can involve legal actions, unnecessary expenses and worse yet, irreparable rifts between family members. Some families never get …

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What is a ‘valid’ will?

>A valid will is one that has been accepted by a court and put into effect by a grant of probate. To be valid, your will must be: In writing – handwritten, typed or printed. Signed – ideally your signature should be at the end of the will. Witnessed – two witnesses must be attest …

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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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