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How to die without a lawyer

a practical guide to creating an estate plan without paying legal fees

by Mary Clement

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Published by St. Martin"s Griffin in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wills -- United States -- Popular works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMary Clement.
      GenrePopular works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF755.Z9 C53 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL118151M
      ISBN 100312244010
      LC Control Number99462318
      OCLC/WorldCa43168241

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In How to Die Without a Lawyer, she accordingly "reveals the secrets of trusts and estate law, enabling you, the reader, to produce the same work as the professionals, without the legal fees and with the added benefit of your estate being more financially advantageous to your beneficiaries than to your lawyer." Chapters deal with everything 4/4(1).

The only problem with this book is that it lacks an index. I don't remember ever reading a nonfiction book without an index.

Due to excessive regulation and litigation, America in the early 21st century is a shell of its former self. We've become afraid to take risks, afraid to use our judgment, and afraid to do what we think is by: 1. By reading this book and preparing in advance, anyone can avoid the costs and potential conflicts inherent in the execution of any estate.

With a compassionate voice and a steady, guiding hand, How to Die Without a Lawyer is the essential book for anyone facing one of the most difficult processes life has to offer.

How to die without a lawyer: a practical guide to creating an estate plan without paying legal fees. [Mary Clement, (Lawyer)] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. In New Hampshire, if you die without a will, your property will be distributed according to state "intestacy" laws.

New Hampshire's intestacy law gives your property to your closest relatives, beginning with your spouse and children. A will is simply a legal document in which you, the testator, declare who will manage your estate after you die.

Your estate can consist of big, expensive things such as a vacation home but also small items that might hold sentimental value such as photographs. The person named in the will to manage your estate is called the executor because he Author: Brett Widness.

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A few states also allow transfer-on-death real estate deeds that allow you to transfer property using a deed that doesn't take effect until you die. If you die without a will in this situation, then your spouse will receive one-half (½) of any real estate that you owned personally, and the first $, of your personal property, plus 50% of the remainder of your personal property.

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Write Your Legal Will in 3 Easy Steps provides comprehensive information about writing a will in Canada (and the US. Given the importance of a Will, it is reasonable to wonder what would happen to your estate if you were to die without one.

Understanding Probate Whether you have a Will or not, your estate may still have to go through probate, a legal procedure in which the court supervises the winding down of your estate. Self-representation is a viable, money-saving option but it is a tremendous undertaking and should not be done without some knowledge of the law and of.

The passing of a spouse is always a traumatic event for the surviving spouse. It will be even more traumatic for the surviving spouse if the departing spouse (“deceased”) is the sole breadwinner of the family and access to the funds in the bank account(s) of the deceased is required for funeral expenditure and other daily needs.

Denis Clifford, a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was an editor of The Law Review, is a practicing lawyer who specializes in estate planning. He is the author of many Nolo titles, including Quick and Legal Will Book, Make Your Own Living Trust and Plan Your Estate, and coauthor of Form of Partnership.

He has been interviewed by such Book Edition: 8th. A lawyer does not have to write a will, and most people do not need a lawyer's help to make a basic will -- one that leaves a home, investments, and personal items to your loved ones, and, if you have young children, that names a guardian to take care of them.

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Write Your Own Will. Many people do not need a lawyer to draft a basic Will. If your circumstances are such that you will not leave a very large estate behind, and the beneficiaries are fairly straightforward, it is a simple matter to show you how to write a Will in 9 steps.

If you die without a will, you are what the law calls “intestate.” West Virginia law sets out default rules for how your property will be divided.

Code § et seq. Depending on whether you have children and whether your spouse has any children that are not yours, your spouse takes between 50% and % of your property.

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making a will or living trust. naming a guardian for your children. avoiding probate. choosing an Edition: 10th. There are some things that you have to consider. You CAN get a divorce without a lawyer, but if you have Children or a lot of assets I'd advise against it.

There are kits available in many book. Inheritance is a term specifically used for intestacy and the individuals who receive inheritance from a decedent are known as heirs. When you are planning for your future it is important to have an estate planning lawyer to prepare a will, trust, or other testamentary document, as well as non-testamentary documents such as life insurance, joint tenancies, joint.

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If you die and have not created a last will, this is the most obvious situation. However, it is also possible that there is a will but it turns out to be invalid once it has gone through the probate process.

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A person reading your will should have a clear picture of what you desired in terms of funeral and burial procedures, and/or how your property is to be distributed.A person who dies without a will is said to have died "intestate" and Wisconsin's intestacy laws determine how the person's assets are distributed.

In addition, probate may not be required when a person dies, for example, if there are no assets in his or her estate at death as they were all transferred through other means.