WILL

INTRODUCTION

A will is a legal document that makes arrangements for your property to be distributed after passing. People often decide to distribute their assets to their spouse, children, grandchildren, or to educational institutions and charitable organizations after their passing. Many of our clients hold dual citizenship and often have to face different jurisdictions. Our experienced attorneys can provide a holistic will drafting service which is binding in foreign countries. Consultations are free and we look forward to speaking with you. 


SERVICES

We will prepare an attorney drafted will with all the necessary forms and supporting documents, including:

-Providing Witnesses;

-Complementary Amendment;

-Translation and Notary services;

-Authentication;

In short, we provide a start to finish service. Your case is safe with us until the case is complete. 

PAYMENT

Legal Fee $1000

Free Consultation

*Legal Fees vary based on complexity of each case, and the above quoted price represents the amount we charge for a typical case. 

 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Requirements:

  1. Must be typewritten or printed using a computer printer;
  2. Must revoke all previously made wills;
  3. Person who creates will (testator) must be legally competent and acting voluntarily without pressure from any other person;
  4. Testator must be at least 18 years old or living in one of the few states that permits younger persons to make a will if they have remarried, are in the military, or otherwise considered "emancipated";
  5. Testator should be clearly identified in the will by full name;
  6. Testator must be of sound mind, such that they are fully aware of the nature of the document being written or signed, and aware of the property and the identity of the people who may inherit;
  7. Testator must sign and date the will, and the signature must be witnessed by two or three witnesses, who will also sign the will. The witnesses may not be beneficiaries.

Advantages:

  1. Testator will know who is going to receive their assets as they direct;
  2. Testator will prevent any future arguments that may occur among family members;
  3. Testator will be able to plan for their minor children by nominating a guardian for the children by the will;
  4. Testator will be able to leave property to a custodian or trustee for the benefit of the child under a will if they do not wish to have that minor child gain control of an inheritance at age 18. It will allow for management of the assets until the child reaches a suitable age;
  5. Testator will be able to disinherit certain members of family if desired;
  6. Testator will be able to select an executor, who is responsible for the collection of estate assets, payment of debts and distribution of the estate;
  7. Testator will be able to reduce probate expenses and may avoid the need for court proceedings to prove the will, as well as waive certain bonding requirements for the nominated personal representative or guardian.