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What are the Advantages of a Will (Wasiyyah)? PDF Print E-mail
  • You can choose your own most trusted person to be your Wasi (Executor) to administrate your estate.

  • If there is no Wasiyyah, there are many legal complications and the process is much longer.

  • No Sureties (guarantor) are required when you own a Will. 2 Sureties are required to Apply for Letter of Administration if you do not own a Will.

  • The sureties must at least have the same value as the Gross Estate to protect the interest of the Waris. (To guarantee the Estate Value, if a Muslim died leaving RM1 million of Estate, the Administrator must find 2 Sureties who are willing to guarantee the same amount).

  • Writing a Will is to ensure faster distribution of all the Estate with Grant of Probate.

  • Appoint Guardian (penjaga) for minor children.

  • Arrangement for Estate in the Will.

  • Providing additional assets to your wife by declaring Harta Sepencarian (Matrimonial Assets) for her in your Will up to maximum of 50% of your estate value. Matrimonial Assets are property acquired during the marriage by the husband.Matrimonial Assets are the constructive contributions by your wife to the wealth creation of the husband that needs to be recognized in the distribution of the husband’s estate.

 

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