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inventor84
10-16-2003, 06:29 AM
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I leave all my possessions public and private.....
I need a simple will statement that leaves everything to one person, can
someone give me an example, I just want one paragraph statement a few
sentences. This will be a handwritten will. Just in case. If anyone cares to
comment on our Orwellian society and wills make sure big brother is not
watching if you can tell me any secrets... grin

thanks

Greg

August
10-16-2003, 10:16 AM
"inventor84" <inventor84@att.net> wrote in message
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I leave all my possessions public and private..... I need a simple will statement that leaves everything to one person, can someone give me an example, I just want one paragraph statement a few sentences.


I give all tangible personal property owned by me at the time of my death,
both real and personal, of every kind and wherever located, and that to
which I shall be in any manner entitled at the time of my death or that I
may be entitled to in the future including without limitation, money, real
estate, personal effects, clothing, jewelry, furniture, furnishings,
household goods, automobiles and other vehicles, to XXX XXX, if (s)he
survives me. If XXX XXX does not survive me, then all tangible property
would go to my residuary estate.

I direct that for purposes of this will a beneficiary shall be deemed to
predecease me unless such beneficiary survives me by more than thirty days.

Brett Weiss
10-16-2003, 03:31 PM
Please note that not all states recognize holographic
(handwritten) wills that are not properly witnessed under state
law.

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"inventor84" <inventor84@att.net> wrote in message
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http://www.inventor-warp-speed.com/ I leave all my possessions public and private..... I need a simple will statement that leaves everything to one
person, can
someone give me an example, I just want one paragraph statement
a few
sentences. This will be a handwritten will. Just in case. If
anyone cares to
comment on our Orwellian society and wills make sure big
brother is not
watching if you can tell me any secrets... grin thanks Greg

Dan Evans
10-16-2003, 03:39 PM
On Thu, 16 Oct 2003 12:29:50 GMT, "inventor84" <inventor84@att.net>
wrote:

I need a simple will statement that leaves everything to one person, cansomeone give me an example, I just want one paragraph statement a fewsentences.

One sentence should do it.

"I give my entire estate to ____________"

As far as I know, that will leave your entire estate (i.e., everything
that you can dispose of by will, including both real and personal
property, tangible and intangible) to the named person.

There are income tax reasons why you might want to have a separate
gift of tangible personal property to the same person, but you didn't
ask that question, and I will leave it as an exercise for the student.

This will be a handwritten will.

Which may or may not be valid if not witnessed. The laws in this area
vary from state to state.


**Dan Evans
**I post information, not advice.

Dan Evans
10-16-2003, 03:43 PM
On Thu, 16 Oct 2003 11:16:42 -0500, "August"
<august164REMOVETHIS@hotmail.com> wrote:

I give all tangible personal property owned by me at the time of my death,both real and personal,

You've just contradicted yourself, because tangible personal property
is not "real."

of every kind and wherever located, and that towhich I shall be in any manner entitled at the time of my death or that Imay be entitled to in the future including without limitation, money, realestate, personal effects, clothing, jewelry, furniture, furnishings,household goods, automobiles and other vehicles, to XXX XXX, if (s)hesurvives me. If XXX XXX does not survive me, then all tangible propertywould go to my residuary estate.

And what about intangible personal property (such as bank accounts,
stocks, and bonds)? They pass by intestacy?

The goal was to give EVERYTHING to the named beneficiary. The above
clause fails to do that.

Which shows why the Internet might not be the best place to get
information about the law.


**Dan Evans
**I post information, not advice.

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