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Should you use an oral will?

Traditionally, a will is a written document that is drafted and filed long before you actually pass away, and your heirs need to use it. However, you may have also considered simply using an oral will to save yourself these steps. Is it a good idea?

5 key estate planning steps

Writing a will and drafting an estate plan is something that you want to take very seriously. It has a drastic impact on your family after you pass away.

What makes for a legally-binding will in Massachusetts?

One of the worst mistakes you can make in life -- from an estate planning perspective -- is to try to draft a last will and testament by yourself. There are just too many pitfalls that the untrained testator can experience when trying to draft a will without professional help. While you can read and understand the law, there are some things you simply won't know without appropriate training.

What does the law say about wills in Massachusetts?

No matter who you are, if you're an adult, it's to you and your family's benefit to draft and execute a legally valid last will and testament. Indeed, your will is one of the most vital documents in your estate planning arsenal. However, if you don't create your will in compliance with state laws in Massachusetts, your efforts to draft the document could be wasted.

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