California Wills Laws
|Code Section||Prob. §§6100, et seq.|
|Age of Testator||18 years or older and of sound mind|
|Number of Witnesses||At least 2 persons present at the same time, witnessing either signing of will or testator's acknowledgment and must understand that it is testator's will.|
|Nuncupative (Oral Wills)||Not recognized|
|Holographic Wills||Valid if signature and material provisions are in handwriting of testator; does not need witnesses; must show testamentary intent which can be shown by extrinsic evidence.|
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