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Text reads: Title: Wills: Introduction.
A will is the most significant instrument used in estate planning. If a sole caregiver dies without a properly executed will, the court will appoint an administrator of the estate and a guardian for any minor children, if there are no surviving parents. The requirements for a legally valid will vary from state to state, therefore it's important to seek legal advice while drafting and executing the will to ensure it meets all applicable state legal requirements, including what happens when you relocate.