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 New Paltz 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.
An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.
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