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Do my parents need to get a will done by a lawyer?

Legally, no--anyone may legally draft their own will. There are three things to consider, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

If the family is responsible to pay for their parent's bills after they passed away

No, you are personally NOT liable for your parent's bills if you were not …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

As the trustee

Yes, so long as the price paid is fair market value and it's a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

How many people do I need have to witness my signature on my Will?

In HI, a Will must be in writing, signed by the testator (i.e. the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago

Must there be an official reading of a Will?

There is no requirement that a formal reading of a Will take place. However, all states …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 2 years ago