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Good afternoon. Yes. Pursuant to District of Columbia Code Annotated, Division 3 Decedents’ Estates
and Fiduciary Relations, Title 18 Wills, Chapter 1 General Provisions, Section 18-104, any person who is credible may be a witness to a will. You would want the witnesses to the will be “disinterested”, which means that they are not beneficiaries of the will, but a will is not made invalid because of an interested witness, but any gift to a witness is void, unless the interested witness is an heir
to the testator. The interested witness then must forfeit the portion of the gift that exceeds the value they would have received if the testator had died intestate
. But, acting as an executor does not disqualify one as a witness.
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