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How to Write My Own Will

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Writing your own will is a relatively straightforward process if your assets and bequests are also straightforward. In these circumstances, as long as you comply with the laws of your state, your will is likely to stand up in a court of law and be ...
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How to Find Out If a Deceased Person Had a Will

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During a person's lifetime, the only way to discover if he has a will is to ask. The existence of a will becomes public information, however, when the testator dies.
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Most banks offer trust accounts as an optional service. In a trust account, a trustee controls funds for the benefit of another party - an individual ...

How Long Does It Take to Get a Beneficiary's Inheritance?

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It’s not uncommon for the beneficiaries of a will to become impatient with estates' executors as the probate process drags on and on. However, the executor may not be moving slowly. She must complete several tasks before she can make the decedent’s ...
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Acting as the executor -- known as a personal representative in some states -- of an estate can involve a lot of work, but it all comes to a conclusion when the assets are ready for distribution to the beneficiaries.
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How to Make Your Own Will & Testament in Texas

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A last will and testament is a document that sets forth the wishes of a deceased person, called a decedent, for the distribution of his property after his death.
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How to Write My Own Will

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