Is a tangible personal property memorandum allowed in my state?

Most states allow the distribution of your personal property through a memorandum separate from a will. In states that do not allow such memorandum, the memorandum is still helpful by giving your family and/or the executor of your estate instructions on your intent on the distribution of your property. Click the link below regarding individual states. Such information may not reflect the most current legal developments. This is not legal advice and you should contact an attorney to obtain advice regarding Your specific state.

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