Subject Matter of a Will

Question: What can be the subject matter of a will?


Any property movable or immovable which is capable of being transferred and which exists at the time of the testator’s death can be the subject of a will. It is also necessary for the validity of legacy that it must be owned and possessed by someone in his individual capacity. In other words, we can say that the following conditions are necessary for the validity of legacy to make a valid will: a) The property must be capable of being transferred. b) The testator must be the owner of the property. c) The property must be in existence at the time of testator’s death.