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West Virginia Last Will and Testament - Widower with Adult and Minor Children

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                             This Last Will and Testament may be used by an individual who is a widower with adult and
                             minor children. It is intended to adequately provide for the appointment of a personal
                             representative who will administer the widower'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 widowers located in West Virginia 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 West Virginia, under West Virginia [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 a Widower of _______________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the
name of your deceased spouse]. I have not remarried or entered into a domestic partnership or
civil union. Further, I am a parent of the following children:

[Instruction: Insert the name of the children and their 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 that 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, whetheroriginal, substitute, or successor shall hereafter also be
referred to as my “executor”.

                                           ARTICLE III


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                                            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 person’s and details of property you wish
to give them in the sections provid
				
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Description: This Last Will and Testament may be used by an individual who is a widower with adult and minor children. It is intended to adequately provide for the appointment of a personal representative who will administer the widower'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 widowers located in West Virginia who want to determine the manner in which their assets are distributed upon death.
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