11 Jun '11, 11am

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Will: It is important to decide who should be the executor and guardian for your children, if they are still minors, and how your assets should be distributed, said Rockwills Trustee's Mr Lee Chiwi. The cost of engaging a lawyer to draw up a will can vary from $200 to $500 to several thousands of dollars, depending on the complexity. Lasting Power of Attorney: You must be at least 21 years old and have full mental capacity. Application forms are available at www.publicguardian.gov.sg or at the Office of the Public Guardian at the SLF Building in Thomson Road. You can appoint an individual as a donee to look after your affairs, or customise the donee's powers if your estate is complex or large. This could also require appointing a licensed trust company as your donee. There are various outlays: one-time fees to the firm appointed as donee, and legal costs to a lawyer for dr...

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