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Is a blind testator's Will invalidated if it does not have the correct attestation clause confirming that the Will has been read out to the testator?

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Published on LexisPSL on 18/12/2017

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

  • Is a blind testator's Will invalidated if it does not have the correct attestation clause confirming that the Will has been read out to the testator?

See Practice Note: Validity of Wills—signature for guidance on the requirements in relation to the testator’s signature, witnessing requirements and appropriate attestation clauses.

In the Non-Contentious Probate Rules 1987 (NCPR 1987), SI 1987/2024, r 13, ‘execution of a Will of blind or illiterate testator’ states that, before admitting to proof a Will which appears to have been signed by a blind or illiterate testator

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