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Delaware Code Title 12. Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations § 202. Requisites and execution of will

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(a) Every will, whether of personal or real estate, must be:

(1) In writing and signed by the testator or by some person subscribing the testator's name in the testator's presence and by the testator's express direction;  and

(2) Subject to § 1306 of this title, attested and subscribed in testator's presence by 2 or more credible witnesses.

(b) Any will not complying with subsection (a) of this section shall be void.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Delaware Code Title 12. Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations § 202. Requisites and execution of will - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/de/title-12-decedents-estates-and-fiduciary-relations/de-code-sect-12-202.html


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