How to Make a New York Will [NOOK Book]

Overview

Are you interested in preparing your own will? If so, it is important to be sure you have all the information you need before starting the process. Many people have had their possessions passed on to the wrong parties due to a lack of knowledge when making their will.

Gain the knowledge you need with How to Make a New York Will. This book explains New York law regarding wills and includes ready-to-use forms. ...
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How to Make a New York Will

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Overview

Are you interested in preparing your own will? If so, it is important to be sure you have all the information you need before starting the process. Many people have had their possessions passed on to the wrong parties due to a lack of knowledge when making their will.

Gain the knowledge you need with How to Make a New York Will. This book explains New York law regarding wills and includes ready-to-use forms. After reading this book, you will be ready to easily and legally prepare your own will.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402234088
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/1/2004
  • Series: Legal Survival Guides
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Mark Warda received his BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois in Chicago and his JD from the University of Illinois in Champaign. He has studied at the University of Oxford, England and in Barcelona and Cologne.

He has been a lawyer for over 25 years and has written or coauthored more than seventy self-help legal guides. He has recently returned to actively practicing law full time in addition to continuing to write from his Florida home.

James L. Rogers received his law degree from Suffolk University. He has written extensively on a wide range of legal subjects. Rogers has worked for several law firms and a biotechnology company concerning patent and related intellectual law property matters.

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Table of Contents

Using Self-Help Law Books

Introduction


Chapter 1: Basic Rules You Should Know
What is a Will?
Using a Will
Spouses Elective Share
Community Property Issues
Joint Tenancy
Tenancy in Common
Bank Accounts
Securities and Mutual Funds
Exempt Property
Getting Married after Making Your Will
Children Born after Making Your Will
Debts
Estate and Inheritance Taxes

Chapter 2: Needing a New York Will

Distributions with No Will
Out-of-State Wills
What a Will Cannot Do
Simple Wills
Using a Trust

Chapter 3: Making a Simple Will

Identifying Parties in Your Will
Personal and Real Property
Making Testamentary Gifts
Residuary Clause
Alternate Beneficiaries
Survivorship
Guardians
Childrens Trust
Your Executor or Executrix
Witnesses
Self-Proving Clause
Disinheriting Someone
Funeral Arrangements
Forms
Corrections

Chapter 4: Executing a Will

Procedure

Chapter 5: After You Sign Your Will

Storing Your Will
Revoking Your Will
Changing Your Will
Effect of Divorce on Your Will

Chapter 6: Making a Living Will, Health Care Proxy, and Power of Attorney
Living Will
Health Care Proxy
Power of Attorney

Chapter 7: Making Anatomical Gifts

Procedure

Glossary


Appendix A: Sample Wills and Forms

Appendix B: Forms

Index
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