Law Office of
Michael J. Fleck, P.C.
-Illinois Legal Topics-
by Michael J. Fleck, Esq.
WARNING: THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. CONSULT YOUR ATTORNEY FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING YOUR PERSONAL SITUATION.
This is a series of discussions on legal issues in Illinois. Topics covered include Real Estate, Estate Planning and Administration (wills, trusts, probate and guardianship), Business Law, Employment and Civil Litigation.
- The maker of a Will must be 18 years old and be of sound mind and memory.
- The Will must be in writing.
- The Will must be signed by the maker and must be witnessed in the special manner provided by law. Two witnesses are required in Illinois. (Persons who are beneficiaries under the Will should not serve as witnesses.)