Tag Archives: Handwritten Will Oklahoma

Main Purposes of Witnesses to Wills

Oklahoma law requires two witnesses for most types of last wills and testaments. One notable exception is the holographic will, which this series of blog posts is exploring. This blog post highlights a couple of the main reasons the law … more

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Witnesses and Wills

In a recent blog post in this series on handwritten or holographic wills, we looked at the fact that Oklahoma law requires no witnesses for a valid holographic will. This brings up a couple of interesting points we are going … more

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A Holographic Will Need Not Be Made In-State

The holographic will statute in Oklahoma basically starts out and lists a number of “musts” – or things a holographic will absolutely has to have to be valid under Oklahoma law. You can read the prior posts in this series … more

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Holographic Wills Require No Witnesses

In prior posts in this series, we looked at several “musts” that holographic wills need to have in order to be valid under Oklahoma law: -Entirely Handwritten; -Handwritten by the Testator; –Dated; –Signed; Last post we began to look at … more

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Holographic Wills Require No Other Form

The holographic will statute in Oklahoma has a number of “musts.” Those have been the subject of the last few blog posts in this series. Namely in order to be valid, holographic wills must be: -Entirely Handwritten; -Handwritten by the … more

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Handwritten Wills in Oklahoma

The topic of handwritten wills has gained interest recently because of developments in the Aretha Franklin estate. Basic Questions So what is the law? Can handwritten wills be legally valid? Can a Court or Judge admit a handwritten will to … more

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