Texas Wills Laws
|Code Section||Probate Code §57, et seq.|
|Age of Testator||18 years or older or lawfully married or member of U.S. Armed Forces or auxiliaries or of the maritime service and of sound mind|
|Number of Witnesses||Attested by two or more credible witnesses above age of 14 subscribing names in presence of testator|
|Nuncupative (Oral Wills)||Must have been made during last sickness, at residence or where he has resided for at least 10 days or more before date of will unless taken sick and dies away from home; when value is more than $30, must be proved by three credible witnesses that testator called upon someone to bear testimony that such is his will.|
|Holographic Wills||Will wholly written in handwriting of testator needs no attesting witnesses and may be self-proved by testator attaching affidavit that it is his last will.|
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