Nuncupative Will


Definition of "Nuncupative will"

Ashley McNulty
Ashley McNulty Coldwell Banker

An oral will made by a testator/testatrix just prior to death before an insufficient number of witnesses. Nuncupative wills depend on the oral testimony of those witnesses present as proof. They are illegal in several states and are enforceable in others only if they meet specific guidelines.

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