To determine what is the best online will writing service we need to look at the results produced by the site. What factors would an expert look at? What are the problems with the wills created by free online will sites in Singapore? Why do others not see the problems with some free online will sites?
Property held as a joint tenant, the survivorship right of a joint tenant and the giving of a property held as joint tenant by Will are all long settled law. It’s been suggested that a recent court case in Singapore has changed the law on this area. Before we discuss this recent case here’s an […]
To answer the question ‘what happens if a beneficiary dies’ three factors need to be taken into account.
We need to know when the death occurs, if the beneficiary is a child of the will maker and we need to know if the Will has provisions for a beneficiary predeceasing.
The way wills are written in Singapore remained unchanged for 200 years. In that time most people in Singapore still don’t have a Will. Online Wills arrived in 2018. Are online Wills the new dawn that changes the game?
Probate means the process by which the executor applies to the Court to have the Will approved and Probate granted. The executor has to prove the Will. If accepted probate is granted and executor can proceed to deal with the estate.
Specific gifts and residuary gifts explained In a Will you can make a specific gift or a residuary gift. A specific gift is a gift of something you own e.g. a watch or a diamond ring. Giving a specific gift means the item given is taken out of the rest of your estate and has […]
Problem of writing a Will on behalf of someone else Why is it not a good idea to use an online Will making platform to create a Will for someone else other than for yourself? Helping someone else to write a Will for him/her can be risky. This is even more so if you are […]
If you write your Will with proper planning and foresight you may find that you do not need to update your Will for a long time. Some people have been able to get by without having to update their Wills for 10 years or more. On the other hand, if you do not put any […]