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Writing a will under undue influence

Lea en español A court will not execute a will made under undue influence. A will is considered to be made under undue influence when the maker’s free will is overcome by a person in a position of power over him or her. In order for a court to invalidate a will on grounds of […]

Writing your own will

Lea en español A will written by you for yourself is called a holographic will. States vary on laws and overall acceptance of holographic wills. States that do allow this type of will usually have strict rules regarding enforceability. For instance, a valid holographic might need multiple witnesses to your signature or require the entire […]

Wills, Trusts & Estates

Websites Wills & estates My State Will — Offers several interactive programs: an estate tax calculator, intestacy calculators (one for each state) and state law summaries. Also includes charts and facts, sample intestacy problems and more. Legal Research for Estate Planners — A comprehensive directory of estate planning links divided into six categories: general estate […]