The Massachusetts Joint Will is a document executed by two persons (often a husband and wife) leaving everything to the other person upon the death of the first person. When the surviving spouse dies, the estate is then left to the children (or other beneficiaries) in equal shares. The will must be executed when the person is of sound mind and must be witnessed by unrelated persons. The form does not need to be notarized, except in Louisiana where it is required. We highly recommend that you consult with a competent attorney to ensure that this Massachusetts Joint Will meets all of the legal requirements in your state.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Some states do not recognize the right of survivorship. Certain states consider the estate taxable if the value of the decedent’s assets exceed the state or federal limits. Check with an attorney if you live in a community property state and aren’t sure on your state’s treatment of assets received from your deceased spouse.
Example of Massachusetts Joint Will Form
We offer the free Massachusetts Joint Will in Microsoft Word as well as a free PDF form. The Word file can be printed as is so you can fill in the blanks by hand. It can also be customized in case you want to change, add, or delete sections. The PDF version is chosen most often by users who want to print the document and fill in the blanks.
Massachusetts Joint Will Forms
Select the appropriate file to download the Massachusetts Joint Will in Microsoft Word format. You may also create the Massachusetts Joint Will using our free fillable PDF version. The PDF has fillable fields into which you can type the required information.
We must include the following legal disclaimers:
This Massachusetts Joint Will form and other legal forms available on this website are provided “as is” without any express or implied warranties of any kind including, but not limited to, warranty of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.
It is your responsibility to determine if the Massachusetts Joint Will is legally adequate for your needs.
As a user of this website, you assume all responsibility and risk for the use of this Massachusetts Joint Will and any other legal form obtained from the site.
We do not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy or usefulness of the legal forms generated by the templates we offer.
We will not be liable for damages or compensation, whether direct, indirect, or incidental, resulting from the loss of use or profit arising out of or in connection with the use or execution of the legal forms or the form templates.