Connecticut Last Will & Testament Information
Putting together a Last Will and Testament in Connecticut is important to help to organise the distribution of your assets upon your death. The Last Will and Testament can include assets such as your property, cash assets and even the care of your pets, which you can pass on to your family, friends and loved ones. You can even organise that your assets are passed on to a charitable organization.
A Connecticut Last Will & Testament includes the following requirements:
- The testator must be eighteen years old or older.
- They must also be of ‘sound mind’.
- The Will must be signed by the testator or by someone else in their name (provided it is done under the testator’s direction and in their presence).
- The signing of the Will requires at least two witnesses in order to make it valid.
- Another requirement to make the Will valid is that it must be in written format.
- A Connecticut resident may bequeath their assets to any beneficiaries.
Connecticut law does also recognizes holographic/handwritten wills as long as they adhere to all of the requirements listed above.
Click here if you have any questions about creating a last will in Connecticut.