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A pennsylvania resident creates a hand-wrtten will in Ohio.

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A pennsylvania resident creates a hand-wrtten will in Ohio. It is dated nd signed and sworn to before an Ohio Notary. There are no other witnesses. Is the Will valid inPennsylvania and can it be probated in Pennsylvania?
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Estate Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 2 years ago

The will may be in writing, but it must signed and the signature witnessed by two people to be admitted to probate in Pennsylvania.

So, the only problem with Pennsylvania probate is going to be the shortage of witnesses.

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Estate Lawyer: Loren, Attorney replied 2 years ago

The witnesses do not have to have signed the will, but they do need to be able to testify to witnessing the testator's signature.

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