New Hampshire Last Will and Testament Form

The New Hampshire last will and testament is a document that would be used by an individual Testator who would like to prepare, while they are of sound mind, how they would  choose to distribute their estate, among their beneficiaries after the Testator’s death. Should the Testator decide they may wish to delegate a trusted executor, they may do so by use of this document. The document will require witness and notarization. This document may also be revoked or changed at any time.

Laws – 551:1, et seq.

How to Write –

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

  • Testator’s name
  • City
  • County
  • Review -“Expenses and Taxes”

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

  • Executor’s name
  • Address
  • County
  • State

In the event the first executor cannot serve, provide the information for an alternate

  • Provide the alternate’s name
  • Address
  • County
  • State

Step 3 – Disposition of Property – Provide beneficiary information in the spaces provided per beneficiary:

  • Beneficiary’s name
  • Address
  • Relationship
  • Beneficiaries Social Security Numbers (required)
  • Testator must read the next paragraphs
  • If there will be additional instructions, add a sheet and attach

Step 4 – Titled Sections – Review

  • 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 – Testator must agree to the first paragraph in this section (Testator)

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

Step 6 – Witness Signatures and Notary Public – All parties signing the document must be present

Witnesses –

  • Witnesses, enter signatures
  • Addresses

Testamentary Affidavit –

  • The notary shall acknowledge document
  • The notary will provide the names of Testor and Witnesses
  • Testator’s  signature
  • Witnesses signatures (respective)

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