Wills & Trusts

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How to Write My Own Will

by: Barbara Diggs

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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What Happens When the Executor of the Will Steals the Money?

by Anna Assad

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How to Find Out If a Deceased Person Had a Will

by Teo Spengler

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Do Executors Have to Give an Accounting to Beneficiaries?

by Maggie Lourdes

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How Soon Are Wills Executed After a Death?

by: A.L. Kennedy

Executing a will, or carrying out the instructions in its text, can begin as soon as the will is filed with the probate court. The will may be filed as soon as the testator, who wrote the will, has passed away.
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How to Find Out If You Are a Beneficiary in a Final Will When a Relative Dies

by: Teo Spengler

During a person's lifetime, her will is private; she determines who views the document. After she dies, the will becomes public. The executor files the document with the probate court and notifies all beneficiaries. At that point, anyone may inspect ...
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