In the state of New Jersey, a Last Will and Testament is a document that a person (the Testator) creates to state their intentions on what happens to their assets once they pass away. Many times, Testators will use this document to leave their assets to their children, spouse, or close family friends. However, this documents can be used to donate estates to charity, provide funeral home arrangements, and even provide last meal instructions. In the state of New Jersey, this document must be attested by two competent Witnesses as well as notarized by a Notary Public to be legally recognized.
Definition of Will - Section 3B:1-2
Laws - Title 3B: Administration of Estates - Descendants and Others
Witnesses - According to Section 3B:3-2, the Will must be signed by two (2) Witnesses.
Establish the Testator by entering the following:
Children, Pets, Property, Life Insurance
Setting up a Trust
Set Boundary Ages
Funeral Home Arrangements
Appoint your Executor - the person who will execute your will:
Appoint your Trustee - the person who will distribute the assets out of your Trust (if your assets are set up in a Trust)
Appoint your Digital Executor - this is the person charged with distributing your digital assets:
Guardian over minor children:
Name other beneficiaries:
Removing or disinheriting a beneficiary:
Witnesses - Provide the following information for each witness: