South carolina,and 2 witnesses
So long as both witnesses are still around to testify or sign an affidavit the Will can absolutely be admitted to probate.
In South Carolina, a Will must be in writing, signed by the testator and by two witnesses. Each witness must sign the Will in the testator’s presence. (See: Section 62-2-502)
Generally, it is recommended that the witnesses to the Will be “disinterested”, which means that they are not a beneficiary of the Will. In South Carolina, the signing of a Will by an interested witness does not invalidate the Will but the gift to the witness is void unless there are at least two disinterested witnesses to the Will. (See: Section 62-2-504)
If a Will’s authenticity is unchallenged it may be probated in a simplified procedure if it has been self-proven. Since this will has not been notarized it is not self-proven. Since the Will is not self-proven the witnesses to a self-proven Will are required to testify in court. (See: Section 62-2-503)
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