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A Simplified Guide to Creating a Personal Will

A Simplified Guide to Creating a Personal Will

Deborah Levine Herman, Robin L. Bodiford

ISBN: 978-0-471-48084-6

Oct 2003

224 pages

Select type: E-Book



With this step-by-step guide, you’ll learn the entire process of creating a will—from determining what your will should include to making sure it’s a legally binding document. It demystifies the process and offers the tools and knowledge you need to safeguard the inheritance you leave your children or other loved ones. With the professional guidance provided by the authors, you’ll have a full understanding of the benefits and consequences of the decisions you make—and you’ll feel secure in knowing that no matter what happens, the people you love will be taken care of.

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Chapter 1. Why You Need a Will.

Chapter 2. What to Include in Your Will.

Chapter 3. Choosing Your Executor/Personal Representative.

Chapter 4. Planning for Your Children.

Chapter 5. Taking Care of Your Other Children: Your Pets.

Chapter 6. I Will Cut You Out of My Will!

Chapter 7. Living Trusts and Other Ways to Avoid Probate.

Chapter 8. Advance Directives: Planning for Incapacity.

Chapter 9. Preserving What You Have for Your Heirs Instead of Giving it to the Government.

Chapter 10. Advanced Planning for Alternative Partnerships.

Chapter 11. Probate.

Appendix A: Glossary.

Appendix B: Charts.

Appendix C: Checklists.


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