1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Estates, Powers & Trusts
  4. Article 3: Substantive Law of Wills
  5. Part 1: Who May Make and Receive Testamentary Dispositions of Property; What Property May Be Disposed of By Will


Section 3-1.1 Who may make wills of, and exercise testamentary powers of

Estates, Powers & Trusts (EPT)

§ 3-1.1 Who may make wills of, and exercise testamentary powers of

   appointment over property

  Every person eighteen years of age or over, of sound mind and memory, may by will dispose of real and personal property and exercise a power to appoint such property.