Dying without a will: 48% of Singaporeans surveyed do not have one

When someone dies without a will in Singapore, a government-appointed administrator will administer the deceased's assets to his next of kin. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: UNSPLASH
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SINGAPORE - For high-net-worth individuals (HNWI), wealth transfer and estate planning can be a complicated affair, but for ordinary folks, it can be as simple as making a will.

Yet, a survey has found that 48 per cent of Singaporeans do not have one.

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