Capacity to make a Will

August 18, 2016 by admin · Leave a Comment 

In order to have the capacity to make a Will (testamentary capacity), the person making the Will (testator) must know what they are signing. While mental illnesses such as dementia and Alzheimer’s might sometimes prevent a person from having capacity, others can validly make a Will if they: Understand what a Will is and what it does Can recall what property they own Both remember and give consideration to the pe