Many Singaporeans put off making a will, yet it can be as simple as picking up a pen and writing it yourself. The most common misconception is that a lawyer is needed to write a will. But anybody can write one, as long as they are well-informed. If you do not have a will, the state can direct the distribution of your assets according to the Intestate Succession Act. This lists nine rules dictating how the assets of a deceased non-Muslim citizen can be distributed.
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Have you taken the time to write your own will? Those who don't think about sitting down to write your own will often haven't considered the consequences to the fate of their property, as well as the headaches created for their relatives and loved ones. Writing your own will isn't a topic most people like to think about. However, taking the time to write your own will can prevent your estate from going to unintended heirs and extra burdens being caused for your surviving family. US Legal Forms offers professionally drafted will forms for each state that allow you to easily write your own will inexpensively, without the need for paying expensive legal fees. You can let your final wishes be known and minimize the potential for disputes when you write your own will.
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Last Updated: April 8, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Clinton M. Sandvick, JD, PhD. Clinton M. Sandvick worked as a civil litigator in California for over 7 years.