We provide professional legal will and trust writing services. We follow all the legal requirements in writing wills and trusts in Singapore strictly. Will writing is our only business, we don’t sell other products.
Some of us are not aware of the adverse consequences of not having a valid will when we pass on whereas the rest of us are simply procrastinating. We provide professional legal wills writing services, helping you to draft your wills in a matter of days. To some of us, it makes a lot of difference between having a valid will written and without one.
Whether it’s personal legacy or business succession, proper planning helps to ensure that our assets are given to the right person in the right manner at the right time.Read More
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The #1 misconception is : “A Will must be written by a lawyer“.
The requirements of a valid Will are set out in the Wills Act and it is not a requirement that a Will must be drafted by a lawyer. The Law Society has indicated the same in their website:
In fact, anyone can write our own Will following the formalities and format provided in books, journals or websites. The main concern is : What if our situation is slightly more complicated than what the template can offer? In this case, you need to speak to someone with some practical experience to provide you an opinion. Always seek advice when you are in doubt.
Education counts, exposure counts more, experience counts most.
Decide on who shall receive and benefit from our assets rather than to leave it to the law to decide.
To provide for people who deserve to receive our assets but not entitled under the intestacy law.
Decide on the share of the assets to be received by beneficiary(ies)
Decide on who shall have the rights to administer the estate.
Decide on who shall has the rights to take care of the minors (children below the age of 21 years).
As the instructions have been clearly stated in the Will.
Generally, it takes a shorter time and lesser legal fee to settle an estate with a valid Will than the one without a Will.
The surviving joint tenant (owner) will takeover the entire property. However, a joint owner can Will away his/her share if the real property is held in Tenancy-In-Common.
When a policyholder nominated the spouse and/or child(ren) as beneficiary, a trust is deemed to have been created. The policy proceeds does not form part of the policyholder’s estate and cannot be Willed away.
A CPF member can state the beneficiary by making a nomination. If there is no valid nomination, the CPF savings will be distributed by the Intestacy Law.
Policy proceeds will be distributed to nominees named in the policy.
The law of the country where the immovable property is situated shall apply.Read More