How to Find a Lost Will
People frequently contact WSBA for help with finding a relative’s will, or finding the attorney who wrote it. This can be a real challenge, particularly when many years have passed since it was written.
While WSBA does not keep wills, we can provide some tips for finding them.
If you have the name of the attorney who drafted the will, contact that person first. You can get the lawyer's contact information from our Lawyer Directory.
Some or all of these tips might help. Keep in mind that you don’t want to trespass when trying to find a will. If in doubt, contact the personal representative for the estate.
We do not keep records on who takes over an attorney's files when they retire.
For more information, contact Darlene Neumann, at (206) 733-5923 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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