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Foreign assets: should you try to cover everything under one will?
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If you own assets in more than one jurisdiction, should you try to cover everything under one will, or should you have a separate will in each jurisdiction?As our lives become more international, it has become far more common for people to own assets in more than jurisdiction. As a result, I am often asked whether the right thing to do is to have one will covering worldwide assets, or alternatively to have separate wills in each jurisdiction where there are assets. Unfortunately, the answer depends upon your circumstances. However, here are a few pointers:
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