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New Hampshire Wills Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Wills Laws

Code Section551:1, et seq.
Age of Testator18 years or older or married and of sound mind
Number of WitnessesAttested and subscribed in testator's presence and at request of testator by two or more credible witnesses.
Nuncupative (Oral Wills)Not valid where property exceeds in value $100, unless declared in presence of three witnesses, in last sickness, and in his usual dwelling (except where taken sick away from home and died before his return), or unless memo was reduced to writing within 6 days and presented to probate court within 6 months after making; also valid for soldier in actual military service or mariner or seaman at sea; may dispose of movables and personal estate.
Holographic WillsNot recognized

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