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WILL
A legal instrument directing the disposition of a person's estate, the handling of a person's affairs, and the appointment of an executor for the estate and/or a guardian for dependents after a person's death A will must follow certain procedures to be valid.
ALSO SEE: TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY MEMORANDUM, WILLFUL NEGLIGENCE, TESTAMENTARY TRUST, NUNCUPATIVE WILL, CONTINGENCY FEE, INHERITANCE TAX, BENEFICIARY, INTESTATE, EXECUTOR, REMEDIES, BEQUEATH, TESTATOR, BEQUESTS, CODICIL

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