What Is A Holographic Will?

A purely holographic will is one that is handwritten and has no witness signatures. In Tennessee, the material provisions and signature must be in the testator’s handwriting, and before the will may be entered into probate, two witnesses must testify to the handwriting and signature of the instrument. At first glance, a holographic will may seem like a great idea; you don’t need to pay an attorney! However, it is important to understand both the benefits and the pitfalls of having a holographic will. Pros of Holographic Wills The Cost: You do not have to hire an attorney to draft the will for you. There is no cost for you to write your own holographic will. The Ease: Holographic wills are qu

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