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Wants, Wishes, and Wills: A Medical and Legal Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family in Sickness and in Health by M.D. Shawn D. Glisson, Esq. Wynne A. Whitman

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Chapter 15. Estate Planning Wills: Testaments, Trusts, and Other Tools

Before we talk of writing wills, we want to remind you that estate planning is necessary to ensure that your wants, wishes, and wills are carried out. With that said, your estate planning should be all about you: what you want, what you wish for, and what you decide. It shouldn’t be based on the expectations of family members, the influence of friends, or what someone is “supposed to get.” Before any client signs a will, we ask, in part, “do you make, publish, and declare this to be your Last Will and Testament, do you do so of your own free will, and are you not under any undue influence?” Your estate plan should be your will and your will alone.

As we like to remind our clients ...

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