A last will and testament is a legal document that outlines how a person’s assets and property should be distributed after their death. It allows the person creating the will, known as the testator, to name beneficiaries, appoint an personal representative (also known as an executor) to carry out their wishes, and specify how any outstanding debts and taxes should be paid. The will can also be used to name guardians for any minor children and make provisions for their care. A properly executed last will and testament can provide peace of mind and ensure that the testator’s assets are distributed according to their wishes.

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