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What Are The Legal Requirements For Wills In Florida?

September 18, 2015

Considering the important role they play in allowing you to control how your assets are distributed after your death the legal requirements for wills are not as complex as you might imagine. All states, including Florida, have laws specifying the rules for testamentary capacity and legal capacity that must exist for a will to be valid.

Legal capacity in Palm Beach County requires that makers of wills be at least 18 years of age. The document must be in writing and it must be witnessed by at least two people….