How old must you be to make a will?

  • You must be 18 to make a will.
  • you can also make a will if you are married below that age. In NSW you have to be 18 to marry unless you have a court's permission.
  • a will made in contemplation of marriage would become valid when you married, even if you were under 18 when you made it.
  • the Supreme Court can give permission to a minor to make a will.
What is an Executor and what do they have to do?
Technical requirements of a will


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