A Will is a binding legal document that dictates how and to whom your property will be distributed after you die. A Will also allows you to nominate a guardian who will take care of your minor children, and to appoint an executor who will be responsible for carrying out your testamentary wishes.
FAQs About Wills
Articles in this section answer some frequently asked questions about Wills.
The Risks of DIY Planning
Using a DIY document preparation is tempting because they cost less. Articles in this section explain why do-it-yourself Will and Trust services and not actually the cost-conscious solution they appear to be.
Requirements of a Valid Will
Texas has very specific requirements concerning Wills. If a Will does not comply with all these requirements, it can be declared invalid. The articles in this section contain information on what makes a Will valid in Texas and North Carolina.
- What are the Requirements of a Valid Will in North Carolina?
- What are the Requirements of a Valid Will in Texas?
- What are the Mental Requirements for Making a Will?
- Is A Will Valid if the Testator signed the Will Several Days Before the Witnesses?
- Can I Make a Will if I am Physically Incapable of Signing a Document?
Articles in this section highlight Wills that contain some interesting, and sometimes bizarre, bequests and stipulations.
- Wacky Wednesday: Wills That Make You Go “Hmmm…: Reuben John Smith
- Wacky Wednesday: Wills That Make You Go “Hmmm…” Leslie Ann Mandel
- Wacky Wednesday: Wills That Make You Go “Hmmm…”- Harry Houdini
- Wacky Will Wednesday: Wills That Make You Go “Hmmm… “Rona Scroratow
- Wacky Will Wednesday: Wills That Make You Go “Hmmm…: Billy Standley