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Last Will and Testament Template

Prepared for:

[Client.FirstName][Client.LastName]
[Client.Company]

Created by:

[Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName]
[Sender.Company]

1. DECLARATION.

I, [Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName], a legal adult with an address at [Sender.Address], being of competent and sound mind, do hereby declare this to be my last will and testament (hereinafter, “Last Will & Testament”) and do hereby revoke any and all wills and codicils heretofore made jointly or severally by me. I further declare that this Last Will & Testament reflects my personal wishes without any undue influence whatsoever.

2. BACKGROUND INFORMATION.

At the time of this Last Will & Testament, I am married to [name of spouse], and I have [number of children] children who are listed as follows:

  • [Child 1 Name] born [Child 1 DOB]
  • [Child 2 Name] born [Child 2 DOB]

3. EXECUTOR APPOINTMENT.

I hereby nominate and appoint [Executor 1 Name] as Executor/Personal Representative of this Last Will & Testament. 

Should the aforementioned individual be unavailable, unable or unwilling to serve as Executor/Personal Representative when needed, then I nominate and appoint [Executor 2 Name] as the alternate Executor/Personal Representative of this Last Will & Testament. 

Immediately following my death, the Executor/Personal Representative will be authorized to exercise all provisions of this Last Will & Testament and to use the assets from my estate to make necessary arrangements, without any unnecessary delay, for the payment of personal debts, obligations and funeral expenses.

4. GUARDIAN APPOINTMENT.

In the event I am the sole parent or legal guardian of my non-adult children at the time of my death, then I hereby nominate and appoint [Guardian 1 name], an individual with an address at [guardian address], as legal guardian of my children. 

Should the aforementioned individual be unavailable, unable or unwilling to serve as legal guardian when needed, then I nominate and appoint [Guardian 2 name] as the alternate legal guardian of my children.

5. BEQUESTS & REQUESTS.

After payment of all personal debts, expenses, and liabilities, I request and direct that my property be bequeathed as follows:

I give, devise and bequeath all of the remaining and residual property I have ownership in at the time of my death, whether real property, personal property or both, of whatever kind and wherever situated to [Inheritor 1 Name] absolutely and entirely. 

Should [Inheritor 1 Name] not be living, then I give, devise and bequeath all of the remaining and residual property I have ownership in at the time of my death, whether real property, personal property or both, of whatever kind and wherever situated to [Inheritor 2 Name] absolutely and entirely.

Upon my death, I direct that my remains:

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I hereby subscribe my name to this Last Will & Testament, as of the date set forth below, at the address set forth below, in front of the attesting witness who also subscribe their names to this Last Will & Testament below as of the same date, at my request, and in my company.

[Sender.Name][Date of signing]

[Address of signing]

[Witness 1 name and signature][Date of signing]

[Witness 2 name and signature][Date of signing]

[Sender.Company]

Signature

MM/DD/YYYY

[Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName]

[Client.Company]

Signature

MM/DD/YYYY

[Client.FirstName][Client.LastName]

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