Is a homemade will valid?
- A will must be in writing
- It must be signed by the testator at the end
- It must be witnessed by two witnesses, both present when the testator signed, or present when the testator acknowledged her signature
- Both the witnesses must sign in the presence of the testator
These technical requirements are set out in the Wills Act. The Act also contains other sections that save wills that look unprofessional for one reason or another.
Read the Wills Act