If a Will is signed by a person with health problems, is it still valid?

Asked on July 22, 2014 under Estate Planning, California

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Yes, it can still be valid.  The person signing the Will must be "of sound mind" and must sign of their own free Will. Having health problems does not necessarily make you incompetent to sign legal documents. And as long as no one "unduly influenced" the person the Will should be valid. 


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