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California Legal Forms and Documents

California Last Will and Testament Forms

These Will forms, except the statutory will, generally follow the guidelines given by California Education of the Bar publications.  All wills contain a self-proving attestation clause.  The appearance is a formal style with an Old English heading and side margin lines.

Wills for Unmarried People

 Simple Will for Widow - no children  
Will02

$15.00
This is a simple will for a widow with no children. Her estate is left to adult beneficiaries. No contest clause included. Executor and alternate named. Statement requesting simple funeral service and burial. Statement regarding prior arrangements is also included. View
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 Simple Will for Widower - no children  
Will03

$15.00
This is a simple will for a widower with no children. His estate is left to adult beneficiaries. No contest clause included. Executor and alternate named. Statement requesting simple funeral service and burial. Statement regarding prior arrangements is also included. View
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 Simple Will for Widow with adult children  
Will12

$15.00
This is a will for a widow with no minor children. Her estate is left to her children in equal shares. If a child predeceases her, the estate is divided among the surviving children. No provision is made for grandchildren. A no contest clause included. An Executor and alternate is named. A statement requesting simple funeral service and burial is included as is a statement regarding prior arrangements. Suitable for a small estate. View
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 Simple Will for Widower - adult children  
Will13

$15.00
This is a will for a widower with adult children. His estate is left to his children in equal shares. If a child predeceases him, the estate is divided among the surviving children. No provision is made for grandchildren. A no contest clause included. An Executor and alternate is named. A statement requesting simple funeral service and burial is included as is a statement regarding prior arrangements. Suitable for a small estate. View
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 Simple Will for Unmarried Person, Single Beneficiary  
Will04

$15.00
Short will for unmarried person. Parents and siblings are named. Entire estate is given to one person with alternate beneficiary designated. Requests simple funeral service and burial. View
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 Simple Will for Man or Woman, Estate divided equally among several Beneficiaries  
Will05

$15.00
Short will with parents, siblings, other relatives named. Estate given in equal shares to several beneficiaries. Cremation and a simple service requested. View
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 Simple Will for Divorced Woman, Estate to Children  
Will06

$20.00
Will includes former names, children and parents are named, grandchildren are named. Estate is given equally to two children or to surviving child. If children predecease mom, then to grandchildren. No contest and short Executor rights clauses. Guardian designation included for teenage son. Cremation and scattering of ashes requested. View
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Wills for Married Couples

 Husband and Wife Simple Reciprical Wills  
WillHW02

$30.00
This document contains two nearly identical wills. Husband and wife leave everything to each other. If both die, then to their adult children - personal and household items are divided as the children desire, a leasehold interest is given in equal shares. If a child predeceases the surviving parent, that child's interest is given to that child's children. View
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 Husband and Wife Reciprical Wills  
WillHW01

$30.00
Two nearly identical wills. Husband and wife leave everything to each other. If both die, specific gifts of collections and special personal items are given to named individuals. The remainder of estate assets are given to the children in equal shares as the children desire. One child is a minor, an older teenager, a guardian for minor's person and estate is named but no trust is established for minor's benefit as the value of the estate is relatively small. Reference is made to burial plots and funeral instructions with a local cemetery. If a child predeceases the surviving parent, that child's interest is held in trust for that child's children with the executor acting as trustor. View
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 Husband and Wife Reciprical Wills with Trust for Minor Children  
WillHW23

$35.00
Two nearly identical wills. Husband and wife leave everything to each other. If both die, personal items are distributed and the remainder of estate assets are placed in a single trust for the benefit of minor children close in age. Executors, Trustees, and Guardians are named. Common Trustee and Executor clauses are included. Trust is distributed when youngest child reaches designated age. View
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 Will for Married Woman with Children  
Will30

$25.00
Drafted for a married woman with two children, one from present marriage and the other from a former relationship. Estate is given to husband if he survives wife and he is named as guardian of choice of older child. If husband does not survive wife, estate goes to children in trust. Trustor and alternate is named and powers included. Includes no contest clause, executor and alternate without bond clause, and clause to authorize executor to continue the operation of business interests. View
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 QTIP Will  
Will40

$50.00
Complex will with marital deduction trust and bypass trust. Extensive trustee and executor powers sections. Prepared for a husband with extensive separate property interests held with family members. These were placed in the bypass trust to preserve the family ranch and business. Community property assets were placed in the marital trust. Tax consequences were considered and addressed but were of secondary importance in drafting this will. View
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Pourover Wills

 Pourover Will for Widower  
WillPO24

$15.00
Will for widower with no children. Part of estate plan using a revocable trust. Will is executed concurrently with trust and provides that property that has not been placed in the trust is to become part of the trust upon death of testator. View
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