LGBT Creating a will

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  1. marxwa99

    marxwa99 Boom Squad

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    More or less, want to make a will with my partner as my primary beneficiary. Not sure about what steps I have to take though. I'm completely lost in these matters, so looking for input from whomever of you might have had to do this with your "life partners," "long term partners," "other half" or however you describe the person who's getting it stuck in, or stickin it in you :naughty:
     
  2. camarosrool

    camarosrool yes i am

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    im just going to post to bump becaue I would like to know this also
     
  3. madriver

    madriver so yea. . .

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    My advice would be to consult a lawyer who has experience with LGBT issues as it can probably get complicated depending on where you live. While it may end up costing some money, it is the best way to protect both you and your partner.
     
  4. RougeOgre

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    Your going to have to find someone who knows Ohio law. Probably, if you have no offspring there will be no problems. People leave their money to all sorts of "unrelated" people. Some states required you to specify that you intend NOT to leave anything to blood relatives.
     
  5. Sam Gamgee

    Sam Gamgee Every tool is a weapon if you hold it right. OT Supporter

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    Find a lawyer... It should cost only about $100 or so to get the Will done.
    they just use a standard form and then just insert the people who you want your stuff to go to.

    it's quick and really easy to do.

    I'd recommend a "Living Will", which you can find online... and then you just insert your names in the lines... but it feels like it's not as binding as when an actual lawyer from your state makes a formal will...
     
  6. CoCo

    CoCo ...is a Queer Don!! OT Supporter

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    My lawyer took care of everything. And it wasn't expensive at all.
     

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