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Any adult and capable person will be able to dispose of half of his assets for after his death. The will can be changed at any time, while the testator (the one who leaves the assets) is alive. It is a unilateral legal business. 

At the date of the will, your testator must be fully capable, or rather, of sound mental faculty without suffering from any disease that may affect his intellect, or even without interference by another person in the testator's will. If these hypotheses exist, the will may be annulled in the future. 

There are 3 types of wills. They are: 

The public will; this type of will, must be registered in a notary's office in the proper book, the testator may appoint a lawyer specialized in the area, to guide him as to the organization in the succession of his assets after death, without counting on the encumbrance clauses, that is, specific conditions for the heir(s) to receive the inheritance. 

The closed will; is the one written by the testator himself, or by someone under his command, this type of will must be delivered to the notary and in the presence of 2 (two) witnesses, and an approval document will be prepared with the signatures of the notary, the witnesses and by the tester. 

The private will; this will may be handwritten or mechanically written, if handwritten, it must be read and signed in the presence of 3 (three) witnesses, if mechanically drawn up, it must not contain erasures or blank spaces, it must be read and signed in the presence of 3 (three) witnesses. 

Whenever there is a will, the inventory must be carried out in its judicial form.

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