Mississippi Last Will and Testament Form

The Mississippi last will and testament is a legal document that shall guide an individual (Testator) through the process of creating a record of the distribution of their estate after their death. The estate may include personal property, financial account and any personal property. The Testator may designate an executor within this document to distribute their estate to their selected beneficiaries. The document must be completed and witnessed while the Testator is of sound mind. The document may also be changed or revoked at any time the Testator may feel necessary.

Laws – Mississippi Code Title 91: Trusts & Estates, Chapter 5: Wills & Testaments

How to Write

Step 1 – Download the document – Establish the Testator by entering their name in the line at the top of the page, then enter the following information:

  • The Individual’s name
  • City
  • County
  • Read the title “Expenses and Taxes”

Step 2 – Establish the Executor – Establish an executor by entering the following:

  • Executor’s name
  • Complete Address
  • County of residence
  • State of residence

If the first selected executor is unavailable, an alternate may be established in advance:

  • Submit the alternate executor’s name
  • Address
  • County of residence
  • State of residence

Step 3 – Disposition of Testator’s Property –Enter all beneficiary information in the spaces provided:

  • Beneficiary’s name
  • Address
  • Relationship to testator
  • Submit the last four (4) digits of the beneficiary’s Social Security Number (SSN) Required
  • The Testator must read the next paragraphs in this section
  • If additional instructions will be necessary, the Testator may add a separate sheet and attach

Step 4 – Titled Sections – Read all of the titled sections:

  • Omissions
  • Bond
  • Discretionary Powers of Personal Representative (subsections A through K)
  • Contesting Beneficiary
  • Guardian Ad Litem Not Required
  • Gender
  • Assignment
  • Governing Law

Step 5 – Binding Agreement – The Principal must read and agree to the first paragraph, then enter:

  • Testator’s name
  • Date of the document’s exectution (dd/mm/yyyy)
  • Testator’s name
  • Printed name
  • Date signature in dd/m/yy format
  • Individual’s (Testator’s) name

Step 6 – Witness Signatures and Notary Public – All signing parties must present themselves before a notary public

Witnesses –

  • Witnesses must enter their signatures
  • Addresses

Testamentary Affidavit –

  • The notary shall acknowledge this document
  • The notary will submit the names of all parties
  • Testator will provide their signature
  • Witnesses shall enter signatures