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What Are Some Laws Governing Wills That May Differ from State to State?

Some laws that may differ state to state are:

  • Who can make a last will

  • Witness requirements

  • Who may be a witness

  • Procedures for executing a will

  • Conditions under which a will can be revoked

  • Acceptability of separate documents allowing for division of tangible assets

  • Impact of marriage, birth, divorce, etc.

  • Situations under which a last ill may be declared void

  • Procedures for contesting a will