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The do’s and don’ts of writing a will

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)- Preparing a will is not just about money. It’s also about having peace of mind. Did you know that in America, only 30% of adults have written a will? It’s an aspect of life and one of the most crucial documents an individual can compose. So, if you haven’t determined which loved ones will receive your possessions, consider putting a testament or legal document together.

Our Encore years expert, Jennifer Feuerstein, discusses the do’s and don’ts of writing a will.

Watch in the video player above!


When writing a will, ensure two or more witnesses are present for the signing.


Common mistakes people make when signing a will includes failing to disclose all properties and giving unclear descriptions to beneficiaries.

For more tips on writing a will, visit aarp.org/mi

(Sponsored by AARP Michigan)

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