In Alberta, most people have to be 18 years of age to write a will. There are a variety of exceptions to this rule, for example if you a minor has a child or is a member of the military then you may be able to write a will while you are a minor. However, by and large most minors are unable to create a will in Alberta until their 18th birthday.
Should your child write a will when they turn 18?
Like so many things in life, the answer depends on your child circumstances. Some reasons to have your child write a will include: