How do you write a simple will for free?
Choose an online legal services provider or locate a will template.
Carefully consider your distribution wishes.
Identify a personal representative/executor.
Understand the requirements to make your will legal.
Make sure someone else knows about your will.
What does a basic will include?
A simple will is just a basic will that lets you outline how you want your stuff given away after your death, choose a person to make sure your will is carried out (aka a personal representative or executor), and even name a guardian for your kids. That's it.
How do I legally write my own will?
You must be at least 18 years old or married.
Your will must be signed in the presence of two witnesses, who also need to sign the will in your presence.
Appoint an executor.
Update your will when your circumstances change.
Get legal advice.
Keep your will in a safe place.