Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a will?

Yes! And what’s more, the people you love need you to have a will. Even if you have don’t have many assets, you should create a will so you (and not the government) decide where your property goes.

How much does creating a will using FreeWill cost?

FreeWill costs nothing. We provide a top-quality product at no cost to make planning as easy as possible.

How do I create my will using FreeWill?

FreeWill provides a simple, intuitive and efficient way of creating wills. Use this link to answer simple questions about you and your wishes. We then send you custom legal documents to download and print. Sign this document with two witnesses to make your will official.

Is a will from FreeWill legally valid?

Yes. As soon as you print out your will, and sign it in front of two witnesses, it is a valid legal document. If you live in Louisiana, you will need to sign your will with two witnesses in the presence of a notary public.

Who makes a good witness?

Your two witnesses have to be 18 or older, be of sound mind, and cannot be named in the will.

What should I do with my will once I sign it?

Be sure to leave it in a safe, secure place, and make sure the person you’ve chosen as your executor knows exactly where it is.

I already have a will. Can I use FreeWill to update it?

Yes. You should create a new will using FreeWill, and destroy the original version.

Is an online will for everyone?

Nope! If you have a particularly large or complicated estate, you may want to have your will drafted by an attorney instead.

We can still help! At the end of your will-making process, we’ll also provide a set of documented wishes to bring to an attorney that may speed up the process. We will also help you find qualified attorneys near you.

What happens if I want to change my will from FreeWill?

We are glad you asked! It is easy to make an account if you want to come back to your will at any time, edit it, and generate a new one. Just make sure to print out your updated will and sign it in front of two witnesses.

FreeWill sounds like an amazing company. Can I come work there?

Well, thank you! It is, and we really love our work. When positions are available, we’ll post them on If you don’t see anything available, just send an email with your resume to We can’t respond to everyone, but we do read every email we get and we promise to give you a fair shot.