Having a will
enables your client to meet the needs of his or her family and take
advantage of the many ways to reduce expenses and taxes thereby avoiding
unnecessary shrinkage of the estate.
This pamphlet answers your clients' questions about a will:
• What is a will?
• Who may make a will?
• How is a will made?
• Is a lawyer necessary?
• How long is a will good for?
• Can a will be changed?
• Does a will increase probate expenses and taxes?
• Is jointly owned property a substitute for a will?
• What happens when there is no will?
Prepared by: Estates and Probate Section
Publication Year: 2009
Size: 9 in. x 3.5 trifold pamphlet
Sold in packages of 25