Making a Will in Singapore

Hi, my name is Adrean, I have a beautiful family : my dad and mom, my wife and our 2 sons. I have a house, a car and a successful business and some savings in the bank. My wife is a homemaker. She sees to the family needs and brings our sons to School and ensure that...

Grant of Probate

If the Deceased died with a Will, the Deceased would be considered a Testator. The Grant of Probate is the Court Order that would be required to be obtained. The person appointed in the Will to handle and take over the control of the Assets of the Deceased, is known...

Benefits of Making A Will

Decide Who To Receive Our Assets Decide on who shall receive and benefit from our assets rather than to leave it to the law to decide. Provide For Those Not Entitled Under The Intestacy Law To provide for people who deserve to receive our assets but not entitled under...

Pitfalls of Intestacy Rules

The problems surrounding Beneficiaries determined by Intestacy law are :   No Control over who to give and what percentage to be given to beneficiaries. No Say over the appointment of Executor, Trustee or Guardian. If the deceased leaves behind a spouse and children,...

Grant of Probate & Letters of Administration

A Grant of Probate is a court order authorizing the executor named in a Will to carry out the duties stated in the Will. Financial institutions and many other authorities require the Grant of Probate before allowing any closure of accounts or transfer of ownership of...

Will Survey

A team of 4 students from Temasek Polytechnic were commissioned by Simply Wills to conduct a marketing survey on the following areas in 2011 :

1. How many of those interviewed do not have a Will written;

2. The reason(s) why they have not written their Wills;