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Wisconsin Wills Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Wills Laws

Code Section853.01, et seq.
Age of Testator18 years or older and of sound mind
Number of WitnessesSigned by two or more competent witnesses in presence of testator and each other.
Nuncupative (Oral Wills)Not valid
Holographic WillsWithout witnesses, not recognized under Wisconsin law unless executed in accordance with law of place where executed or law of state of domicile at time of execution.

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