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Holographic Wills: Requirements To Be Valid

May 15, 2015

A holographic will is a will that has been entirely written and signed in the handwriting of the testator, who is the person who makes the will. While some states consider holographic wills to be valid, Florida does not unless the will meets certain requirements.

Under Florida law, a holographic will is valid if it meets three specific requirements. First, the will must be signed by the testator. Usually, this requirement is met when the testator signs the will at the end of the document….