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Wills

What is a Will?

There is a simple and a long explanation...
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Do I need a Will?

Yes. Every American adult needs a Will.
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Is an online Will right for everyone?

Details about who is a good fit for this software
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What information do I need to prepare a Will?

It's always nice to be prepared :)
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What do I need to do to make my Will legally effective?

Every state has it's own laws, but it is often as simple as 1-2-3
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What should I do once my Will is executed?

And what does it mean to execute a Will?
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What is "per stirpes" and how does that affect distributions to my children?

What is "per stirpes" and what does it mean?
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Can I make changes after my Will is executed?

And how?
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Can I create a Will for my spouse? My parents? Someone else?

This helps clarify who you can and can't create Wills for.
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Who should I leave specific gifts to? What type of specific gifts should I leave?

All information about gifts in your Will
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What if I don’t want to give anything to my spouse?

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What if I don’t want to give anything to a child?

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