When Aretha Franklin passed away in 2018, she was not believed to have had any type of estate plan. Months after her death, however, several handwritten wills were located in the late singer’s home.
While some people think that handwritten wills are never valid, this is simply not true. Instead, handwritten wills play a unique role in the estate planning process.
This article takes a look at the role that handwritten documents can play in the estate planning process as well as the limited situations in which these documents are allowed.