Wills for Native Americans
Information and Forms
Find a free do-it-yourself will for Native Americans as well as helpful articles and other resources related to wills for Native Americans by following the links below.
A link to 14 fact sheets about the AIPRA and how it affects trust landowners.
How trust land passes when a loved one dies and why it is important to write a will.
Information about what will happen to your Individual Indian Money Account if you die without a will.
A chart that shows what will happen to your trust land if you die without a will. This chart applies to you if the trust land is less than 5% of the entire land parcel.
Information about the settlement of the trust fund case brought for Individual Indian Money (IIM) Account Holders. Includes a way to register to get information from the government about your IIM and whether you are affected by the settlement.
Information about how the Cobell settlement affects your rights to your land.
You can use the free interactive Will-in-a-Box to create an Indian Will that will say who should get your personal property, real estate, and Indian trust land after you pass. The interactive program fills out an Indian Will based on the answers you give in an online interview. The Will is only valid once you properly sign it.
Information and forms, plus an application you can fill out to request help to draft a will to protect trust land.