In our previous post, we began looking at what to do when a testator's will has been lost or misplaced. As we noted, the steps to be taken depend on whether the testator has died or still alive. In this post, we'll look at what to do if the testator is deceased and the original will is missing, but copies of the original remain.
Drafting a will that accurately reflects one's desires is a job in itself, but it isn't the end of the story. One must also ensure that one's will is going to be available upon one's death.
A recent article on NJ.com explored the basic process of probate administration in New Jersey.