Starting Your Will

How to create a FreeWill account

FreeWill provides a simple, intuitive, and efficient way of creating wills. Start by answering simple questions about you and your wishes. At the end of those questions, you will receive a PDF document to download and print. This PDF document will include an instructions page that will guide you through signing and witnessing your document to make your will official.

To create your FreeWill account:

  1. First, go to the FreeWill website and select the Get Started button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. 
  2. You will then be guided through easy-to-follow steps that will assist you through the creation of your will. 
  3. Once you have added in your basic details you will be directed to verify your email address. Please check your inbox for the message that is sent over, and follow the enclosed instructions to complete the account verification process.

How to finalize your documents

Once you're finished, you can print out your finalized document, which will include easy-to-follow, state-specific instructions. Those instructions will explain how to finalize your document, whether witnesses and/or a notary will be required, and any other steps you will need to take to make it legally valid.

How to print your documents

To print, download or email your completed will 

  1. Log into your FreeWill account by clicking the Login button in the top right-hand corner of the FreeWill homepage
    1. Note: If you have multiple profiles under your account, click your name in the upper right corner and then select My Documents
  2. Scroll down to the Your Estate Plan section
  3. Select the View/Edit button under the Action section of the document you would like to print out
  4. Then scroll to the bottom of the Review page and click Save & Continue
  5. On the following page, you should be able to either download your document right away or have it emailed to you

Disclaimer: FreeWill is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice. While FreeWill strives to ensure that its automated services are complete, they are meant purely as self-help forms. The materials and services are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney.

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