Will and Testament
Will and Testament refer to a legal document in which a testator states how their estate will be distributed to their chosen beneficiaries upon death. It dictates the action of the executor regarding the possession of the deceased. Whether to pass them to a relative, a group or donate them to charity while also controlling what happens to other things that the deceased held responsible for, such as custody of dependents and management of accounts and financial interests.
A will and testament would be written by the estate owner before their passing. They need to name a living “executor” who is familiar with the law and one or more “beneficiaries.” The related authority probate court normally supervises the will to ensure the document’s legitimacy.
The content of the will and testament can differ depending on the jurisdiction, state law, and countries which may all have dissimilar requirements.
Will and Testament Lawyer
While a will does not need to be written by a lawyer, it is recommended to get assistance from a lawyer who then can educate the testator on the necessary legal aspect and any essential details. In the end, having support from a will and testament lawyer would help avoid any technical or legal mistakes one might cause.