Making a Will is not about wealth it is about making sure that what you want to happen to your estate does happen. It gives you the opportunity to specify such things as who will administer your estate, who will care for your children and who will receive specific items of your property.
Person authorised by the court to administer the estate of someone who dies without making a will.
Female version of administrator.
A statement which is confirmed by oath or affirmation.
The intention to create a will.
Assets in joint names, such as bank survivorship accounts, that pass automatically to one owner on the death of the other and not by his will.
The clause in a will confirming that the will was signed by the testator in the presence of witnesses.
Person who benefits under a will or under the intestacy rules.
Document changing some aspect of the will but leaving the rest intact./
A child as yet unborn./
The assets and liabilities left by the deceased.
Person appointed by will to administer a deceased person's estate.