Not having a will can cause family problems

Not having a will also means that you give up the right to appoint a trusted person to manage your affairs. PHOTO: UNSPLASH
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The children in this family did not call their mum the “empress dowager” for nothing.

It was – mostly – a joke but she was a formidable woman by any measure, having taken over the family business when her husband died suddenly, while she also ran the household in a stern and meticulous manner.

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