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Wills not commonly utilized by those over 55

Estate planning might seem as if it is making headlines more and more frequently. From when to consider creating wills to how to handle digital assets, information is everywhere. Despite this, some people in West Virginia still do not fully understand the importance of wills, powers of attorney and other essential estate planning documents.This is particularly true for a certain age group.

What are the limitations of wills?

Virginia readers know that drafting a will is an integral part of the estate planning process. This is the document by which a person outlines what he or she wants to happen to personal property and other matters after he or she passes away. However, there are significant limitations to what wills can accomplish, and each person would be wise to determine what other documents and protections they may need. 

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