Entries by Scarlett Patterson

Anti-Lapse Laws

When a beneficiary who stands to get a present under a Will dies prior to the testator dies, the gift has no one to go to. This is called lapse. When this takes place, that present passes according either to the regards to the Will or to your state’s intestacy laws and not to the […]

Washington Oral Wills– 4 Truths

While everyone in Washington who is a proficient adult can create his/her own last will, State law likewise permits some people to produce an oral will in minimal situations. These wills, referred to as nuncupative wills in the State statutes, can only be utilized in a very minimal set of situations, and you need to […]