Will and testament
If you die without a Will, the legal term is “die intestate. The word “intestate” is derived from the Latin word “intestatus” which means a person who dies without a Will. The legal term “testate” means you die with a Will.
what if you die without a will
- Your assets aren’t properly disposed of in your Will;
- Your Will has not been signed and witnessed in accordance with the Law;
- You weren’t mentally well when the Will was made;
- The Will wasn’t drafted in accordance with the legal rules of construction.