In order for a will to be valid, it must be executed by an adult that is of sound mind. One of our offices is in Vermont, and in this state, you must sign your will in front of two witnesses. The witnesses must also sign it in front of you, and in front of one another.
In the Empire State, you have to sign or acknowledge the will in the presence of two witnesses. You are also required to declare to these witnesses that the document is in fact your last will. Finally, they must sign the will in your presence.