You've come to the right place. If you want your property to go to specific
people after you die, to name who will be responsible for making sure your
wishes are carried out, or to avoid probate, a wills lawyer can help.
Use FindLaw to hire a local wills lawyer to prepare a will tailored to your
circumstances like living wills -- also known as an advance directive or medical
power of attorney -- last will and testaments, and joint or reciprocal wills.
Will: (n) a
formally executed written instrument by which a person makes disposition of his
or her estate to take effect after death.
(n) the state of being testate esp. as determined in probate of a will [a rule
favoring over intestacy in the interpretation of wills].
More wills definitions.
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