COMMUNICATE YOUR INTENTIONS
A. A carefully drafted will communicates your intentions, through a written document, and allows for an orderly and supervised way to guarantee that the provisions in the will are properly carried out by the Executor.
B. The will may also create, if desired, a testamentary (springing) trust for minor children or for other specific purposes.
C. The statutory requirements to make a will are:
a. The maker of a will must be 18 years old and be of sound mind and memory.
b. The will must be in writing.
c. The will must be signed by the maker and must be witnessed by 2 witnesses in the special manner provided by law. Persons who are beneficiaries under the will should not serve as witnesses.