WILL CHECK, REGISTRATION AND STORAGE
Once you have signed your completed will and had it properly witnessed, you should ensure that the original is kept in a safe place. Only the original will is accepted by the Supreme Court when an application is made for Probate. If the original is lost, there are likely to be delays in distributing your estate to your beneficiaries. Worse still, without an original will your assets may not be distributed the way you intended, and your children may not be cared for in the way you want.
In most cases, people choose to store their original documents in safe-keeping with their solicitor or a will registry.
Australian Public Will Register
The steps to have your will registered and safely stored are very straightforward:
Retrieval of your Will by you or your Executors
An alternative to having a solicitor prepare you will is for you to write your own legal will. Our legal kit includes easy to follow steps and 3 complete examples to follow. Click on the link below for more information.
After you have completed and signed your will, it is recommended that the original document be checked, registered and stored in a safe place. Once your will is registered with the Australian Public Will Register, your relatives and or your executor can search for and retrieve the document from safe-keeping after your death. Registering your will and securely storing the original document can ensure that your estate is handled quickly and efficiently. Click on the link above for more information.
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