By preparing a will in Norway
any person can make sure that his/her properties will enter in the possession of specific inheritors, thus avoiding the possibility to arrive in the hands of someone else. The will
is a measure through which the testator can choose and control where the estate goes after his/her death. It is recommendable to elaborate the will
with appropriate legal guidance from an estate
lawyer. Our Norwegian lawyers
can help you write your will
according to the local inheritance law
What should be contained in a will in Norway?
One of the most important aspects that need to be mentioned in a will
is the executor – the person who makes sure that the testament
is carried out. This task implies a great deal of responsibility, so you need to consider carefully and choose a trustworthy person. You have as well the option to employ one of our Norwegian lawyers
as your executor in Norway. Depending on the value and complexity of your belongings, the closing of your estate will imply from several months to a year. Therefore, another thing to consider is the due remuneration for these services.
A key aspect which must be mentioned in the content of a will in Norway
are the inheritors, but other issues such as tutorship of children, can be as well included in a testament
. Our attorneys in Norway
can offer you a standard form to help you get on paper the beneficiaries and the divisions of your estate, but they can also assist you in the elaboration of a personalized will
Other aspects regarding the preparation of a will in Norway
In order to be valid, a will in Norway must contain the national ID number of the testator. Moreover, the testament needs to be in written form and witnessed by at least two persons. Family members of the testator are not allowed as witnesses.
Another important aspect related to will preparation in Norway
is the storage of the testament
, in a place where it can be safe but also accessible to your executor. One of the options that you have according to the inheritance law in Norway
is to store your will with the local District Court.
Feel free to contact
our law firm in Norway
in order to receive specialized assistance in the elaboration of a will
in this country.