A will is a legal document by which a person known as the testator/maker spells out the manner in which his monies, assets and properties are to be distributed to certain people or organizations known as beneficiaries after his death.
A Will no matter how well made may still be contested in court, however, if that Will was made in compliance with the law, then the court would always declare the Will to be valid.
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To annul means to declare invalid. Annulment of a marriage means that the marriage was void and not valid. When a petition is filed in court for an annulment of a marriage, the court grants a decree of nullity of the marriage.
The Will must be kept where it would not be tampered with by unscrupulous people and still readily available after the death of the testator. The purpose of making a Will is defeated if at the death of the testator, the Will cannot be found or has been altered by someone other than the testator. A testator
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The law recognizes the right of a person to dispose of his property as he pleases, thus, the law recognizes the right of a person to make a Will. This right is guarded jealously by the law, such that were it is established that the Will made by a testator is not a product of the testator’s free will, such a will would be declared to be void.
The rationale behind the judgment is that the form of the marriage certificates issued by the Local Governments bearing the words “Local Government Unified Marriage Certificate” does not comply with the stipulations in Form E of the Marriage Act for a Marriage Certificate.