- A will is a powerful tool, allowing anyone to continue to control their property even after his death. Indeed, “regular” wills include simple provisions for the transfer of assets to the person whom the commandment mentioned in his will, but in many cases – if the commandment’s attention was directed to other options – the commandment included in his will mechanisms of control and performance options that would serve his true desire better.
3 most common will forms
The Inheritance Law recognizes four forms for making a will:
- A will in handwriting, a will in witnesses, a will before a relevant authority and a relevant will in special circumstances. The most common will is a handwritten will
A handwritten will is the simplest and allows every person to simply leave a binding document of instructions after his death.
In order for a handwritten will to be valid, a basic element is required, and it is a manuscript of the commandment.
Printing the document or writing it in another’s handwriting – denies the validity of the document as a
In addition to the manuscript, a date and a signature should be added.
- The will before witnesses, a will that can be written in any way, whether printed or in the handwriting of another – provided that the testator will sign it before two witnesses who will confirm it by signing them in the body of the will and add date. A will can also be made in handwriting, but one must be sure that the entire testament will be recorded in the handwriting of the testator. A date and signature must be added to this will and the will is valid even without the presence of witnesses.
- A will before an authority – known mainly as a will before a notary public. It is a statement before a notary who puts them in writing, there is no need for signature and there is no need for any mark on the part of the testator. The will is used by a notary, especially when the testator cannot sign for any reason. The rarest form of excrement is an oral will, and it is prepared in situations where a person is in mortal danger, such as a dangerous surgery or in a dangerous place, when there is an objective and a subjective fear of the survival of the testator.