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PROTECT YOUR FAMILY
Write your own will using this simple kit to protect your family and ensure your wishes are known.
To control how your property and assets are distributed, your estate is administered, and your minor children cared for, you need a will. If you do not have a valid will, your provincial government will make these decisions for you.
Save the expense of hiring a wills and estates lawyer with these legal forms you complete yourself.
Plan your estate, make arrangements for a living will with legal forms kits that provide help every step of the way.
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In order to make the Will a legal document, you should first print it and read it thoroughly. Make sure that it accurately reflects your wishes and that you understand everything that is contained in the document.
Once you are happy that it reflects your wishes, you must sign your Will in the presence of at least two witnesses, and the two witnesses must also sign the Will, in the presence of the "testator" (yourself) and in the presence of each other. You and the witnesses should also initial each page, so that it is not possible to alter any pages after the Will has been signed.
A witness cannot be a beneficiary of the Will, they cannot be the spouse of a beneficiary (at the time of signing), they cannot be a minor, and, like the "testator" (you), they must be of sound mind.
For the signing procedure, gather the witnesses together in a room. You should make a formal statement that you have gathered them to witness the signing of your Will. They do not have to read the Will or know its contents. They are only required to witness your signature.
You should initial each page in turn, in the designated bottom corner of each page, and then sign your name in full on the last page, in full view of the witnesses. Each witness then in turn initials each page, in the designated bottom corner of each page, and signs the last page. Everybody must stay present until all of the signing is complete.
There should only be one original of the Will for everyone to sign. Copies can be created by photocopy. It is therefore a good idea to sign the original in blue ink, so that it is easily distinguishable from the photocopies.
Do not sign the photocopies, as this will create duplicate originals which can be difficult to administer..
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