Nebraska Last Will and Testament Form

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Nebraska Last Will and Testament: What Is It?

A Last Will and Testament in the state of Nebraska serves as a legal means of a person (known as a Testator) disclosing how they would like their property, trusts, assets and other belongings to their beneficiaries. This document can be held up in court should the beneficiary not receive what the Will specifies. In order to be legal, state law delegates that a Will must be signed by two competent Witnesses and notarized by a Notary Public.

Nebraska Last Will Laws

Definition of Will - § 30-2209(53)

Laws - Nebraska Revised Statutes Chapter 30

Witnesses - According to §30-2327, the Will must be signed by two (2) witnesses.

How to Write a Nebraska Last Will and Testament

Provide specific information on the following subsections:

  • Establish who the Testator is:
    • Name
    • City
    • County
    • Gender

  • State your marital status
    • If you have/had a spouse, state whether or not your spouse will be named as a beneficiary
  • Provide details on pets, property, children and life insurance
    • Pets - Names
    • Property - Addresses
    • Children - Names, living status, and whether or not they will be named as beneficiaries
    • Life Insurance - Company name, contact information and policy information/policy number
  • Provide the amount or percentage of your assets that your children will inherit
  • Specify whether or not you will set up a Trust for a beneficiary
  • State stipulations on children’s inheritance
    • When benefits commence
    • When benefits will terminate
    • What portion will be received
  • State funeral home specifications
    • Name of funeral home
    • Address of funeral home
  • Provide last meal wishes
  • Appoint your Executor (the person who will administer your Will)
    • Name
    • Relationship to you
  • Appoint your Trustee (if your assets are in a Trust)
    • Name
    • Relationship to you
  • Appoint your Digital Executor (if you have digital assets)
    • Name
    • Relationship to you
  • Appoint a guardian for your minor children
    • Name
    • Relationship to you
  • Name additional beneficiaries
    • Name
    • Relationship to you
    • Inheritance amount, percentage, or item
  • Name disinherited individuals
    • Name
    • Relationship to you
  • Information on witnesses
    • Name
    • Contact Number
    • Full Address

Once your Will is complete, be sure to have your witnesses sign your document and have it notarized by a Notary Public.

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