woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Tue May 12 14:08:33 CDT 2015
On 05/12/2015 03:03 PM, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> On 05/12/2015 03:00 PM, tony duell wrote:
>>>> Probably the best thing you can do is let the next of kin know that
>>>> you have a will and either give them a copy or
>>>> tell them what your wishes are. Then put a copy of the will where it
>>>> can easily be found (such as in your desk
>>>> drawer). My wife and I are redoing our will and are letting our sons
>>>> and my brothers know what we are
>>>> planning. They all will know where to look for the official copy of
>>>> the will.
>>> Yes, I would say so. In addition, it seems strange to name a person
>>> as executor without telling that person. It
>>> seems better to tell (or rather, ask) first. Then you don’t have to
>>> worry about imposing a duty on someone that
>>> he’s not willing (or, perhaps, able) to accept, and it also solves
>>> the problem of others knowing there exists a will.
>> I wasn't clear...
>> Of course the beneficiary/executor/next-of-kin (all one person) knows
>> what my wishes are and that he
>> is the exector of my estate. I made sure he was willing to do that
>> before I made my will. And I have given
>> him a copy of the will (with 'Copy' written across it so there is no
>> doubt) so that he knows what to look for and
>> so he can show anyone else and use it as evidence that a will is
>> likely to exist.
>> My problem is that I have no family. So if I am run over by an
>> omnibus, or electrocute myself while working
>> on an Omnubus PDP8/e how will whoever finds the corpse know to look
>> for the will and who to contact. One
>> idea that has been suggested (and which I intend to carry out) is to
>> have a message hanging on the wall of
>> the hall giving the location of the will, etc. And to have a card
>> naming next of kin etc in my wallet. Hopefully
>> that will be enough.
> Isn't there a website or service, for this sort of thing? Something
> like where if you don't check in in a certain amount of time, notices
> get sent out?
Something like these?:
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