How to Make a New York Will

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SphinxLegal, 2004 - Electronic books - 114 pages
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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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Contents

Basic Rules You Should Know
1
Spouses Elective Share
2
Joint Tenancy
3
Tenancy in Common
5
Securities and Mutual Funds
6
Getting Married after Making Your Will
7
Children Born after Making Your Will
8
Estate and Inheritance Taxes
9
Your Executor or Executrix
26
Witnesses
27
SelfProving Clause
28
Funeral Arrangements
29
Corrections
30
Executing a Will
31
After You Sign Your Will
33
Revoking Your Will
34

Distributions with No Will
11
OutofState Wills
13
Simple Wills
14
Using a Trust
15
Making a Simple Will
17
Identifying Parties in Your Will
18
Making Testamentary Gifts
19
Residuary Clause
21
Alternate Beneficiaries
22
Survivorship
24
Guardians
25
Changing Your Will
35
Making a Living Will Health Care Proxy and Power of Attorney
37
Health Care Proxy
38
Power of Attorney
39
Making Anatomical Gifts
41
Glossary
43
Sample Wills and Forms
47
Forms
59
Index
113
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James L. Rogers received his J.D. from Suffolk University. He is a member of the New York and Massachusetts bars, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of New York. He is also registered before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and 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.Mark Warda received his J.D. from the University of Illinois in Champaign. Licensed in Florida, he has written or co-authored over sixty self-help law books, including How to Make Your Own Simple Will and How to Make a Florida Will. Mark Warda has been a Florida attorney for over thirty years. He received his BA with Honors from the University of Illinois in Chicago and his JD from the University of Illinois in Champaign. He is the author of over seventy self-help law books. Today Mark is continuing to update his books and running Land Trust Service Corporation. He lives in Lake Wales, Florida with his wife Alexandra and his three year old son, Mark David. James L. Rogers received his law degree from Suffolk University and his Ph.D. in molecular medicine from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. 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. He is currently President of RogersIPGroup (www.rogersipgroup.com) and he is also the creator of Ypatent (www.ypatent.com), which is a website containing a wealth of information for inventors and people in the life science fields.

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