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Code of Virginia
Title 64.2. Wills, Trusts, and Fiduciaries
Chapter 4. Wills
11/24/2020

§ 64.2-436. Other points of form.

A. The signatures shall be placed at the end of the will. If the will consists of several sheets, each sheet shall be signed by the testator or, if he is unable to sign, by the person signing on his behalf or, if there is no such person, by the authorized person. In addition, each sheet shall be numbered.

B. The date of the will shall be the date of its signature by the authorized person. That date shall be noted at the end of the will by the authorized person.

C. The authorized person shall ask the testator whether he wishes to make a declaration concerning the safekeeping of his will. If so, and at the express request of the testator, the place where he intends to have his will kept shall be mentioned in the certificate provided for in § 64.2-437.

D. A will executed in compliance with § 64.2-435 shall not be invalid merely because it does not comply with this section.

1995, c. 443, § 64.1-96.5; 2012, c. 614.

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