Basic Questions About Estate Planning – Do I Have to Register my Estate Plan?

Estate plans are important, so it makes a lot of sense to think that you have to file or register your plan with a government office. After all, don t courts have to determine if you have created a legally valid last will and testament? Doesn t this mean that you ll need to file your will with a court? While these questions are understandable, the idea that you have to file or register your plan with a government office is a misconception. Let s take a look at why this is true. Creating Your Estate Plan No one is ever legally obligated to create an estate plan. However, should you choose to craft an estate planning device, you have the responsibility to make sure the device you craft meets the necessary legal requirements. Further, there isn t really a government agency or body that will tell you what you need to do or provide you with advice about the kind of plan you need. This is why it s so important to talk to an experienced attorney who knows what it takes to create a good estat
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