A Last Will and Testament is usually carefully crafted according to state regulations, typed using a word processor, and signed by at least two witnesses as well as the testator. However, in some situations, a handwritten unwitnessed will, called a holographic Will, might be accepted. This post provides more information about this unorthodox document.
Creating a Last Will and Testament is a great way to ensure that your estate is distributed or taken care of according to your wishes after you pass away. However, even if a will is recognized as valid and has been properly signed and witnessed, there is still a chance that it could be contested. Read more in this post.
Many people assume creating a Last Will is a task to be done near the end of life, but there are some compelling reasons to make your Will now,
For those who are unfamiliar with witnesses and notaries, we’ve broken down some of your most common questions to help you execute your document with confidence.
With the New Year on its way, here are six reasons why you should resolve to create your estate plan in 2015.