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What is a will?

A will is an act of transfer of one's own property that takes effect after the person's death. In order to have the right to make a will, the testator must have reached the age of majority and not suffer from mental illnesses that prevent him from making such decisions.

Who can be a testator?

A testator can be any person who has reached the age of 18 and has no mental problems that prevent him from making dispositions / purchases, sales, exchanges, etc. / with properties.

The testator must be the owner of the bequeathed thing or property at the time of death.

To whom can it be bequeathed?

The testator can bequeath to any person regardless of whether he is a relative or not, as well as whether the person has reached the age of majority or not.

Types of will

In a will, anyone can bequeath all of their property to someone who is called an heir or part of it to a person who is called a testator.

A will can basically be of two types:

• handwritten will;

• notarial will.

Conditions for a valid will

For the made will to be valid, it is necessary:

• the testator has reached the age of majority and is mentally fit to perform such legal actions;

• the ownership of the bequeathed thing should be with the testator at the opening of the will;

• to the opening of the will/ the death of the testator/ testator or the heir for whose benefit it is bequeathed to be alive.

There can be only one testator in a will, and each person to bequeath bequeaths by a separate deed.

Even in the case of disinheritance, anyone in the entire benefit of a will can receive the bequeathed.



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