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    • teekay_tk
    • By teekay_tk 14th Sep 17, 8:21 PM
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    Non resident will
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    • 14th Sep 17, 8:21 PM
    Non resident will 14th Sep 17 at 8:21 PM
    Hi all
    My parents own property in UK and Pakistan. I and my siblings live in UK and are UK citizens. Parents are normally resident in Pakistan but spend a few months a year in UK. They want to get a will written so I recommend co-op will writing services to them. However it seems they need to be resident in UK to use that service.

    My question is should they get will written in Pakistan or is there going to be some local solicitor willing to write the will.

    What is legality of a will written in another country?

    Thanks
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    • Keep pedalling
    • By Keep pedalling 14th Sep 17, 9:06 PM
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    They almost certainly need two wills, one for the UK and another for Pakistan. They should see solicitors in each country
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    • By Yorkshireman99 14th Sep 17, 9:32 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 9:32 PM
    • #3
    • 14th Sep 17, 9:32 PM
    Hi all
    My parents own property in UK and Pakistan. I and my siblings live in UK and are UK citizens. Parents are normally resident in Pakistan but spend a few months a year in UK. They want to get a will written so I recommend co-op will writing services to them. However it seems they need to be resident in UK to use that service.

    My question is should they get will written in Pakistan or is there going to be some local solicitor willing to write the will.

    What is legality of a will written in another country?

    Thanks
    Originally posted by teekay_tk
    They should be able to find a solicitor to preapre an English will for them buyt they can only dispose of property in England under it. A separate will is needed to dispose of property in Pakistan.
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