The following Wills & Probate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The Will and attorney maker (WAM) is a Will-based product (as opposed to a ‘clause-based’ or ‘build-your-own Will’ product) and is designed to automate the following six Wills:
(1) to spouse absolutely, then to children absolutely
(2) fully discretionary
(3) to spouse on flexible life interest trust, remainder to children absolutely
(4) to spouse absolutely, then on discretionary trust
(5) nil rate band legacy on discretionary trust, residue to spouse on flexible life interest trust, remainder to own children absolutely
(6) legacy of business property on discretionary trust, residue to spouse absolutely, then to children absolutely
The WAM works best where you need to create a Will following one of the above structures. For a Will based on a different structure, we recommend you use one of our Lexis®PSL standard Will precedents. These can be found in the Precedents section of the subtopic Will drafting in the Wills topic.
Whichever type of Will you wish to create, you are always free to cut and paste clauses from our Lexis®PSL clause bank into the first draft of the Will produced by the WAM once you have downloaded it into Word. These clauses can be found in the Precedents section of the subtopic Will drafting in the Wills topic.
The WAM links out (available as you complete each relevant part of the
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