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Last Will and Testament of
That, I, _______________________________________________ of _____________________________________,
County of ________________________, State of ______________, being of sound and disposing mind and memory,
and not acting under duress, menace, fraud or the undue influence of any person whomsoever, do make, publish and
declare this my Last Will and Testament.
I hereby declare that I am the husband/wife of ________________________________________, and our children are:
as of the execution of this Will.
I make no bequest, gift or devise to my children named in Paragraph I, or to any other child or children hereafter born to
or adopted by me, except as hereinafter stated, knowing their mother/father will provide for them.
I hereby direct and order that all just debts for which proper claims are filed against my estate, and the expenses of my
last illness and funeral, be paid by my executor as soon after my death is practicable, provided, however, that this
direction shall not authorize any creditors to require payment of any debt or obligation prior to its normal maturity in
due course.
I direct that all estate expenses, inheritance, and other taxes and interest or penalties thereon imposed by reason of my
death, whether or not attributable to property passing under this Will and whether or not the same would otherwise be
payable by my estate or by a recipient of any such property, to be paid and discharged by my personal representative out
of the residue of my estate with no right of reimbursement for the Recipients named in the residuary clause of the Will.
I give, devise and bequeath unto my said husband/wife all of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, whether real
or personal, and wheresoever situated. In the event that my husband/wife shall predecease me, or in the event that both
my husband/wife and I shall die as a result of a common accident, illness or disaster, then I give, devise and bequeath
the residue and remainder of my estate to my children, named in Paragraph I hereof, and to any child or children
hereinafter born to or adopted by me, share and share alike.
I hereby nominate and appoint my husband/wife, ___________________________, executor of this my Last Will and
Testament, to act without bond. In the event that my husband/wife, is for any reason unable or unwilling to act as
executor hereof, I nominate and appoint ___________________________________ to act as executor, also without
If it be necessary to appoint a guardian for my children upon my death, I appoint ____________________________,
and if he/she is unable or unwilling to act, I appoint ____________________________ as an alternate guardian.
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I further direct that my estate be settled without the intervention of any court, except to the extent required by law, and
that my executor settle my estate in such a manner as shall seem best and most conveniently to him/her, and I hereby
empower my executor to mortgage, lease, sell, exchange and convey the personal and real property of my estate without
an order of court for that purpose and without notice, approval or confirmation and in all other respects to administer
and settle my estate without the intervention of the court.
I hereby revoke any and all former Wills and Codicils thereto made by me and declare this my Last Will and Testament.
In Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand this ___________ day of ___________________, 20___.
STATE OF __________ ___ )
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COUNTY OF ____________ )
Each of the undersigned, being first duly sworn, on oath, states that on this ____ day of _____________, 20___;
(1) I am over the age of eighteen (18) years and competent to be a Witness to the Will of
________________________________________________ (the testator);
(2) The Testator, in my presence and in the presence of the other Witnesses whose signatures appear below;
(a) Declared the foregoing instrument, consisting of ___ pages, of which this is the last, to be ______ Will;
(b) Requested me and the other Witnesses to act as Witnesses to _____ Will and to make this affidavit; and
(c) Signed this instrument;
(3) I believe the Testator to be of sound mind, and in so declaring and signing, ______ was not acting under any
duress, menace, fraud, or undue influence;
(4) The other Witnesses and I, in the presence of the Testator and of each other affix our signatures as Witnesses to
the Will and make this affidavit.
_________________________________________ ____________________________________
Witness Witness
_________________________________________ ____________________________________
Address Address
_________________________________________ ____________________________________
Signed and sworn to before me this ______ day of _________________________, 20___.
Print Name: __________________________
Notary Public in and for the State of: ________________
My appointment expires::_______________