Shanna N. Yonke, of Ruder Ware, notes that many people want to update their estate planning documents due to the COVID 19 crises. Her articles discusses the requirements for a valid will, which go beyond just the execution requirements. The article begins as follows:
In our blog post on estate planning in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Melissa Kampmann and I noted that it isn’t possible to create a valid will in Wisconsin without two witnesses, and it isn’t the best practice to create a will without two witnesses and a notary public. But there’s more to creating a valid will than just those requirements. How do you create a valid will in Wisconsin?
Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.