The law regarding testamentary instruments and estate planning is set out in Wills, Estates and Trusts. It includes subjects such as the capacity to make a will, formal requirements of a will and estate plan, interpretation of the documents, revocation, republication and revival of wills and estates as well as testamentary gifts. Other topics covered in Wills, Estates and Trusts are contesting a will, estate administration, probate, intestacy and the conduct of executors and administrators. Probate is the official proving that a will is valid. Intestacy occurs when there is no legal will available at the time of death.
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