Q: In writing a will that would include property in two states, NH and Mass, would I need an attorney licensed to practice
A: The will only need to comply with the laws of the state in which you reside when the will is made. HOWEVER, do understand that if you create a will-based estate plan, then your estate will have to undergo the probate process in two states (every state in which you own real property). You can avoid both probates if you create a trust-based estate plan. Your beneficiaries will thank you create a trust-based estate plan instead.
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