Current through Session Law 2023-3
Section 31-3.4 - Holographic will(a) A holographic will is a will that meets all of the following requirements: (1) Written entirely in the handwriting of the testator but when all the words appearing on a paper in the handwriting of the testator are sufficient to constitute a valid holographic will, the fact that other words or printed matter appear thereon not in the handwriting of the testator, and not affecting the meaning of the words in the handwriting, does not affect the validity of the will.(2) Subscribed by the testator, or with the testator's name written in or on the will in the testator's own handwriting.(3) Repealed by Session Laws 2021-85, s. 1(b), effective July 8, 2021, and applicable to estates of decedents dying on or after that date.(b) No attesting witness to a holographic will is required. Amended by 2021 N.C. Sess. Laws 85,s. 1-b, eff. 7/8/2021.Amended by 2011 N.C. Sess. Laws 344,s. 8, eff. 1/1/2012. 1953, c. 1098, s. 2; 1955, c. 73, s. 1.