In Mexico, the minimum age to do this process varies in each state of the Republic.
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A will is a legal mechanism endorsed by a notary public that expresses the will of a person regarding the destination of their assets and rights at the time of death.
In Mexico, the minimum age to do this process varies in each state of the Republic. In some entities it can be done from the age of 14 (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Sinaloa, Tabasco and Tlaxcala). In others, the minimum age is 16 years (Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, CDMX, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, State of Mexico, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Querétaro , San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatán and Zacatecas). While in Jalisco and Michoacán the applicant is required to be of legal age.
“The will is a subject that can be difficult to understand and address, but it is necessary to know it when we need it. Lacking basic information can lead not only to irreparable personal