Essential Requirements for Making a Valid Will
The importance of having a will cannot be underestimated; only my documenting your intentions can you ensure that your affairs, and estate, are dealt with as you wish upon your death.
This is particularly important for those who have children, property, insurance policies or investments.
Essential for those new to this area of law or those wishing to refresh their knowledge of this important area of private client, this bite size session will consider the essential ingredients for making a valid will, encompassing a discussion of necessary legal formalities, intention and capacity.
The three requirements for a valid will, detailed below, will also be discussed:
• The testator must have the necessary capacity
• The testator must have intention (knowledge and approval)
• The formalities for execution must be complied with
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