Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in New York

Can a relative notarize a will in which he is a recipient

Asked on 9/02/13, 11:54 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Arnold Nager Arnold H. Nager, Esquire

No. It will invalidate the bequest. Spend the $3 and have another notary do it.

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Answered on 9/02/13, 1:35 pm

Juliet Gavriel The Law offices of Juliet Gavriel, Esq

It would be prudent to have someone else notarize it to avoid any problems of proper execution of the will.

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Answered on 9/03/13, 6:19 am

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