Colorado Last Will & Testament Information
In Colorado, the creation of a will enables you to leave your assets to your relatives, spouse, children, friends and those beloved pets following your death. You may also leave your assets or donations to charitable organizations, and even arrange a trust for the care of your pets.
A Colorado Last Will & Testament includes the following requirements:
The testator must be eighteen years old or older.
They must also be of ‘sound mind’.
The Will must be signed by the testator or by someone else in their name (provided it is done under the testator’s direction and in their presence).
The signing of the Will requires at least two witnesses in order to make it valid.
Another requirement to make the Will valid is that it must be in written format.
A Colorado resident may bequeath their assets to any beneficiaries.
Colorado law does also recognizes holographic/handwritten wills as long as they adhere to all of the requirements listed above.
Click here if you have any questions about creating a last will in Colorado.