Who can be (one of the two) the witness to my will?

Your witness must be above age 21 at the point of signing of the will.

Your witness can be anyone including your guardian / executor / trustee. The only restriction here is that if your witness CANNOT be your beneficiary or a spouse of your beneficiary, otherwise the gift given to him/her will be void.

Additionally, the witnesses do not need to read the Will in order to sign off as a witness. The primary function of the witness is to witness the testator signing the Will. Other than the testator, the witnesses nor anyone else needs to know of the content inside for the Will to be valid.

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