FREE Will Template

 

Before you fill in your will template, please note:

It is important that your will is valid and legally compliant in order for it to serve as your Last Will and Testament.  If you make a will that is not legally compliant you will be declared ‘Intestate’ by the Master of the High Court and your Last Will and Testament will be disregarded.

 

To help you fill in the Will Template in correctly:

 


FREE Will Template

Use the following links to print the will template as it is, and fill it in by hand, or download it as a word document so that you can edit and adapt the line-spacings according to your needs, this way you can also type your information into the template if you prefer to, rather than filling it in by hand.

 

Will Template (word doc)  (recommended) Will Template (PDF)
Use the word version of the Will Template if you would like to edit it on your computer.This way you can easily update your will at any time.  Remember if you create more pages, ensure that you copy the signature spaces to the bottom of each page so that each page of the will has signatures. Use the PDF Will Template if you would like to print it and use it as it is, filling it in by hand.

This is what the Will Template looks like:


 

Last Will and Testament

 

I, the undersigned,

 

(full names) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

(Identity number) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

of (residential address) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

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hereby declare this to be my Will.  I hereby revoke all previous wills or testamentary writings made by me.

 

I nominate (full name) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………

(address) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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to be the Executor of my Estate. Should he/she be unwilling or unable to act as executor,

I nominate (full name) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

(address) …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

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I direct that the executor of my estate shall/shall not be required by the Master of the High Court or other competent authority to give security for proper performance of his duties. (give details of security to be given or draw a line through if not applicable).

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I direct that my estate shall devolve as follows:

 

Special Bequests: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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After my special bequests I bequeath the residue of my Estate to:

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In witness whereof I have signed this will in (place) ……………………………………………………………………….

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on the ……… (day) of …………………….. (month)……………… (year) in the presence of the undersigned witnesses who in my presence and in the presence of each other have signed this will as witnesses.

Signed (TESTATOR) ………………………………………………..
WITNESS 1.      ……………………………………………………….
WITNESS 2.   …………………………………………………………