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    • G_M
    • By G_M 22nd Mar 15, 12:54 PM
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    undated will
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    • 22nd Mar 15, 12:54 PM
    undated will 22nd Mar 15 at 12:54 PM
    If a will is undated, would it automatically be declared void and mean the deceased died intestate?
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    • getmore4less
    • By getmore4less 22nd Mar 15, 1:35 PM
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    • 22nd Mar 15, 1:35 PM
    NO. undated wills are valid.

    unless something has supeceeded the wills act.
    • Mocha61
    • By Mocha61 6th Apr 15, 10:00 AM
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    • 6th Apr 15, 10:00 AM
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    • 6th Apr 15, 10:00 AM
    When we witnessed the signature on a neighbours will it was undated, when he passed away i had to visit the probate office and give them details of when we signed it and sign a document with the details i had given.
    • TBagpuss
    • By TBagpuss 6th Apr 15, 7:15 PM
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    • 6th Apr 15, 7:15 PM
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    • 6th Apr 15, 7:15 PM
    No. The legal requiremnts are that a will must be:
    - In Writing
    - Signed by the testator
    - signed by two witnesses in the presence of the testator and of each other

    The issue would be if there was uncertainty about whether the will was signed before, or after, any other will being produced, or before or after an event such s marriage which would automatically revoke the will.
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