What about a lost will?
An original will is a precious thing. Its existence proves the will is or may still be in effect. A photocopy does not prove this.
A person who signs a will is called a testator.
Lawyers usually advise clients to keep the original will in a safe place, where it cannot be damaged by flood or fire, stolen or thrown out by mistake. Sometimes the lawyer stores it for the testator. The testator may put it in a safety deposit box or some other place that seems safe.
What happens if it is missing when the testator dies?
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