While it can make sense for a will to direct that all estate property be sold and the proceeds distributed, it can also result in higher capital gains taxes for the beneficiaries.
Even without notarization, wills can be proved with extrinsic evidence, but at great cost and delay. Margolis & Bloom, Wellesley and Boston, MA, 02481.
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Court determines state’s statutory share language gives surviving spouse right to 1/3 life estate interest. Margolis & Bloom, Wellesley, MA, 781-705-6400