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Arkansas Last Will and Testament - Couple Living Together Not Married with Minor Children

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                             This Last Will and Testament may be used by an individual who resides with a significant
                             other but is not married, with adult children. It is intended to adequately provide for the
                             appointment of a personal representative who will administer the individual's last will and
                             testament and carry out its provisions. This document will make sure that the individual's
                             assets and property are distributed in the manner prescribed by the individual. It also
                             includes a testamentary trust that will provide for any minor beneficiaries until they reach
                             the age of twenty-one and appoints a guardian for the minor children. This document is a
                             useful estate planning tool for individuals located in Arkansas who want to determine the
                             manner in which their assets are distributed upon death.
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                                   LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF

                              _______________________________________
                                [Instruction: Insert the name of Testator]

I, _______________________________________, [Instruction: Insert the name of testator] a
resident of Arkansas, under Arkansas [STATUTE], being of legal age and sound and disposing
mind and memory, and not being actuated by any duress, menace, fraud, mistake, or undue
influence, do make, publish, and declare this to be my last will and testament (hereinafter the
“Last Will and Testament” or the “Will”), hereby expressly revoking all Wills and Codicils
previously made by me.

                                                    ARTICLE I

                                       MARRIAGE AND CHILDREN

I am not married. I reside with ___________________________ [Instruction: Insert the name
of the person with whom you/Testator reside]. I am a parent of the following minor children:

[Instruction: Insert the name(s) of the Child(ren) and respective Date of Birth]

Name: __________________________                        Date of Birth: __________________
Name: __________________________                        Date of Birth: __________________
Name: __________________________                        Date of Birth: __________________


                                                    ARTICLE II

                                     PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

I appoint ____________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the name of
Personal Representative] as Personal Representative of this my Last Will and Testament and
provide if this Personal Representative is unable or unwilling to serve then I appoint
____________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the name of alternate
Personal Representative] as alternate Personal Representative. My Personal Representative
shall be authorized to carry out all provisions of this Will and pay my just debts that may be
probated, registered, and allowed against my estate. However, this provision shall not extend the
statute of limitations for the payment of debts, or enlarge upon my legal obligation or any
statutory duty of Personal Representative to pay debts and funeral expenses.

No bond or security of any kind shall be required of any personal representative appointed in this
will.

My personal representative, whether original, substitute, or successor shall hereafter also be
referred to as my “Executor”.



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                                                   ARTICLE III

                                                    BEQUESTS

I will, give, and bequeath unto the persons named below, if he or she survives me, the Property
described below: [Instruction: Specify the name of people and details of property you wish
				
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Description: This Last Will and Testament may be used by an individual who resides with a significant other but is not married, with adult children. It is intended to adequately provide for the appointment of a personal representative who will administer the individual's last will and testament and carry out its provisions. This document will make sure that the individual's assets and property are distributed in the manner prescribed by the individual. It also includes a testamentary trust that will provide for any minor beneficiaries until they reach the age of twenty-one and appoints a guardian for the minor children. This document is a useful estate planning tool for individuals located in Arkansas who want to determine the manner in which their assets are distributed upon death.
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