When is a last will and testament read?

Answer On One Hand: It's Not Like the MoviesThere is no legal requirement for a formal reading of a will. In fact, after the death of a client, an attorney will sometimes simply send copies of the client'... Read More »

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When is a last will&testament read?

A last will and testament is read following the death of the testator. There is no legal obligation to have the will read out loud, and often times the testator's lawyer will mail photocopies of th... Read More »

How Is Last Will and Testament Legally Read?

A will, a legal document declaring how a deceased person wants his assets allocated, is read by many people, ranging from executors to lawyers and possibly judges and, in the sense that it is somet... Read More »

What is the difference between a living will&a last will&testament?

A living will and a last will and testament are two separate legal concepts and are completely unrelated. A living will deals with medical treatment during an individual's lifetime. A last will an... Read More »

The Validity of a Last Will & Testament?

A last will and testament is a document that details how the signing party (the "testator") wants his property dealt with upon his death. A valid will must meet the statutory standards for a will i... Read More »