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How to draft wills and other estate planning documents

How to draft wills and other estate planning documents

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Published by WSBA in [Seattle, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wills -- Washington (State),
  • Estate planning -- Washington (State),
  • Estate planning -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprogram chairs, David A. Kastle, Richard G. Wogsland, II ; faculty, Karen E. Boxx ... [et al.] ; sponsored by Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Young Lawyers Division of the Washington State Bar Association.
    ContributionsKastle, David A., Wogsland, Richard G., Boxx, Karen E., Washington State Bar Association. Young Lawyers Division., Washington State Bar Association. Continuing Legal Education Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14534350M

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    LSLAP Clinics - UBC’s Law Students Legal Advice Program helps low-income earners draft wills (requirements: no real estate, and estates/assets must be under $25,) and other personal planning documents. About. We created Washington Wills because we believe in making information about the law more freely available to the public. Most of the information on this website would also be available, in some form or other, if you were to visit the public law libraries across Washington State and consult their printed volumes about estate planning.

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