February 2014 Archives
When drafting a will, it's important to know if family members can be witnesses to your will.
In most states, witnesses to a will aren't allowed to also be named as beneficiaries. Since most wills leave gifts to family members or heirs, having them witness your will could leave it open to challenges or force your family members to lose what you've left them.
So what are the requirements to form a will in Texas? And what happens if your family member is a witness?