If you have made your will, but instead of drafting the will in writing, you created an oral will, your heirs may face some legal hurdles. A skilled Corning oral will lawyer knows the legal requirements of your state and can effectively explain the pros and cons of creating an oral will.
Certain requirements must be met for a will to be considered valid and only a minority of states consider oral wills as legal wills. An attorney can explain those requirements to you and also provide legal advice regarding the risks associated with not having your will documented, such as misinterpretation of your wishes, as well as forgotten wishes.
In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.
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