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Arizona Wills Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Wills Laws

Code Section14-2501, et seq.
Age of Testator18 years or older and of sound mind
Number of WitnessesSigned by at least two persons, each of whom signed within a reasonable time after that person witnessed testator's acknowledgment of signature or of will.
Nuncupative (Oral Wills)Not recognized
Holographic WillsValid if signature and material provisions are in handwriting of testator; does not need to be witnessed (portions not in testator's handwriting may not be established as testator's will by extrinsic evidence of intent).

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