No, you can’t just text your last will and testament to someone, court rules


Dear friends and family: If you’ve ever gotten a drunken text from me about one day owning my prized possessions when I’m outta here, unfortunately, that’s all null and void. 

According to a recent ruling from a French court, a text message of someone’s last will and testament actually has no legal value. My bad. 

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As the BBC reported, the case was brought to court because of a dispute. In a text message to his sibling, a man mentioned that he wanted a portion of his estate given to his mother after he dies. When the man tragically took his own life in 2016, his wishes were reportedly ignored — so the mother took the texts to court.  Read more…

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