Is having a will really important or necessary?
The Succession Law Reform Act determines what happens when you pass away intestate (without a will). If you want to leave certain things to certain people , often called "gifts" or "bequests", then this will not provide adequate protection.
Estate Law can be very challenging to navigate and there is a great deal of important things that you may want to consider when making a will.
Getting sound legal advice ensures your families future is properly planned. This article highlights-
What are the requirements of a will to be valid?
A will must be signed and dated in front of 2 witnesses and there are a variety of exclusions a to who can act as a witness. A will also has other formal requirements.
You should always contact a lawyer to assist you with your wills. This article is general information and does not constitute legal advice. Please consult a lawyer.