Handing the disposition of your genealogical materials is not just as simple as “putting a clause in your will.” Here are a few things to keep in mind when “donating your genealogical materials via a will.” Make certain the recipient knows about the gift and is not simply going to put the materials on the curb when garbage day arrives. Just because they give you something does not mean they have to keep it. People can refuse a bequest and gifts in a will that are not easily convertible to cash have a higher chance of being refused. If your papers are going to a library or other facility, contact them beforehand to make certain they are able to receive and maintain the materials. They could refuse all […]
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