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What Makes a Valid Will?

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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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How to Write a Will

>Most of you must not have thought of the wisdom and practicality of making a will. Creating a will today will eventually be highly beneficial and advantageous especially when you have responsibilities to a spouse or dependent children. It will also lessen the misunderstandings that may occur between your heirs when you have vast properties …

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Who can appoint a guardian?

>As a general rule, each parent has the right to appoint a guardian or guardians to act after his or her death. Usually the appointment only operates if there is no surviving parent, although it is possible for a parent to appoint a guardian to act jointly with the surviving parent. Obviously a Court of …

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