2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 853. Wills.
853.52 Contents of wills.

853.52

853.52 Contents of wills.

853.52(1)

(1) There are 2 Wisconsin basic wills: the Wisconsin basic will and the Wisconsin basic will with trust.

853.52(2)

(2) The Wisconsin basic will includes all of the following:

853.52(2)(a)

(a) The contents of the form for the Wisconsin basic will under s. 853.55.

853.52(2)(b)

(b) The full texts of each of the following:

853.52(2)(b)1.

1. The definitions under s. 853.50.

853.52(2)(b)2.

2. The clause under s. 853.57.

853.52(2)(b)3.

3. The property disposition clause under s. 853.58 adopted by the testator.

853.52(2)(b)4.

4. The mandatory clauses under s. 853.60.

853.52(3)

(3) The Wisconsin basic will with trust includes all of the following:

853.52(3)(a)

(a) The contents of the form for the Wisconsin basic will with trust under s. 853.56.

853.52(3)(b)

(b) The full texts of each of the following:

853.52(3)(b)1.

1. The definitions under s. 853.50.

853.52(3)(b)2.

2. The clause under s. 853.57.

853.52(3)(b)3.

3. The property disposition clause under s. 853.59.

853.52(3)(b)4.

4. The mandatory clauses under ss. 853.60 and 853.61.

853.52(4)

(4) Any person who prints forms for the Wisconsin basic will or basic will with trust shall place a signature line on each page of the printed document. A testator shall sign on each such line. Failure to comply with this subsection does not affect the validity of the will.

853.52 - ANNOT.

History: 1983 a. 376; 1993 a. 304.

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