The primary purpose of a will is to ensure than an individual’s real property, personal property, and other assets are divided according to a person’s specific wishes upon his or her death. If a will has not been prepared prior to the decedent’s death, then the decedent’s property will likely be divided in accordance with the probate court’s decision. At the Furubotten Law, APC, our California Wills attorney can assist you with carefully drafting a will that accounts for all of your property and other assets.
Our offices are located in Los Angeles County, Orange County, and Riverside County, California. We also serve Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Huntington Beach, and Temecula. Call us today at 714.795.3862 or contact us online today, for more information about how we could assist you with your family law and estate planning needs.
Requirements for a Valid Will
In order for a will to be valid in the State of California, it must be signed and written by someone who is of the age of majority (18 years old or older), who is of sound mind, and who is qualified to draft a will.
Moreover, for the will to be valid, at least two witnesses must be present during the signing. Although holographic wills – or handwritten wills – are recognized in California, there are some additional requirements that must be satisfied.
Call a California Wills Attorney Today
At Furubotten Law, APC, we can assist you with drafting a will that is concise, complete, and which satisfies all of the state’s legal requirements. To schedule a free initial case evaluation and legal consultation with an experienced California wills attorney, call us today at 714.795.3862 or contact us online to learn more about how we could assist you with drafting your will.