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I want to keep a will in my safe but If ever the police search on an unrelated criminal matter will they be able to look at the will by the way the will is not mine but my sons who has no criminal record
further if a will is lost does the previous will become a legal will
actually the second part is more important than the first
If the police have a search warrant, they are entitled to look at everything including Private mail and papers and the will would be included in that.
If he writes a new will the new will revokes the old will, that is actually in the wording and must be by law to make the second will legal.
Therefore, if the second will is lost, the first will is no longer effective (and he legally dies intestate) although that is not to say that unscrupulous relatives who seek to profit from the death and the first will not going to say that it was the last will.
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