Did you know…that if you do not have a Will a Holographic Will can cover you until such time as you have a formalized Will…..
Holographic Will Succession Law Reform Act requires that a holograph will be wholly in the testator’s own handwriting and signed by the testator. This means that a will that is typed out and then signed only by the testator will not be a valid will. Courts have applied this requirement very strictly to testamentary papers that do not meet the usual requirements of a will. The purpose of this rule is to ensure that the testamentary document represents the authentic last wishes of the testator. This rule also applies when a handwritten testamentary document refers to another typed document. Although […]