Written by attorney John B. Crotts

Can I Handwrite My Own Homemade Will?

As I speak to various groups and organizations about estate planning, I am periodically asked whether it is “legal” to simply handwrite a will. The short answer to this question is yes, but there are several precautions one should keep in mind before doing so.

Additional resources provided by the author

Give us a call at King Law for a free consultation in one of our convenient locations in Rutherfordton, Columbus, Hickory, Charlotte, Marion, Shelby, Gastonia, Greer, or Gaffney.

Free Q&A with lawyers in your area

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Post a free question on our public forum.

Ask a Question

- or -

Search for lawyers by reviews and ratings.

Find a Lawyer