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Documented 971 931 BC in the Holy Bible King Solomon in the book of Proverbs Chapter 13 verse 22 states A good man leaves an inheritance to his childrens children admonishing all to ensure provisions was made for their issues and their childrens issues from their present and personal estate To leave give or bequeath a gift to a beneficiary the person for whom a gift has been given to the testatortestatrix the person giving the gift must make a Will A Will is a written legal document created by one person which lays out their wishes after death and how they would like their estate to be distributed it is the principal instrument by which people dispose of their property on their death Wills were not always written and enacted after death in the early Roman Empire Wills were done viv voce by living voice where the testator publicly in the presence of seven witnesses declared his Will which could not be amended However this practice was revised as issues of trusting the Will of the deceased to the memory of the witnesses proved ineffective In light of this distrust all Wills were ordered to be in writingSince this declaration and the passing of time many laws were formulated to govern what constitutes a Will which is enforceable by law The Law Grenada employs in the writing of Wills came from the English as Grenada was a crown colony of Europe She adopted the laws that governed the crown The law of Grenada states that the testator must be of the age of twenty one 21 to construct a legal Will according to the Wills Act CAP 340 1990 but was amended in the amendment of the Age of Civil Responsibility Act Act 14 of 2011 of Grenada to age eighteen18Wills are
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