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If a Will has not been witnessed and is therefore invalid on the face of it, is there anything that can be done to make the Will valid so it can be proved? Is there anything that can be done to override the rules of intestacy?

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Published on LexisPSL on 30/10/2018

The following Wills & Probate Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • If a Will has not been witnessed and is therefore invalid on the face of it, is there anything that can be done to make the Will valid so it can be proved? Is there anything that can be done to override the rules of intestacy?
  • Attestation
  • Intestacy

If a Will has not been witnessed and is therefore invalid on the face of it, is there anything that can be done to make the Will valid so it can be proved? Is there anything that can be done to override the rules of intestacy?

We have assumed that the deceased was resident and domiciled in a part of the UK at the time of death. We have further assumed that other than the lack of signatures of witnesses, the Will complied with all other English law requirements.

Attestation

Aside from situations where a testator was suffering from mental incapacity, or the Will

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