Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in California

how old must a person be to make a will in California?

Asked on 9/01/13, 8:20 pm

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Victor Waid Law Office of Victor Waid
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18 yrs. At that age you are a legal adult, and have the legal capacity to do all things all other adults can, such as buy a car, enter a contractto buy the car, vote,

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Answered on 9/02/13, 9:44 am
Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach
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I agree with Mr. Waid. " An individual 18 or more years of age who is of sound mind may make a will." (Prob. Code, 6100, subd. (a).)

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Answered on 9/02/13, 6:18 pm

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