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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 3B, ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES--DECEDENTS AND OTHERS
Chapter 3: Individuals competent to make a will and appoint a testamentary guardian.
Section: 3B:3-21: Probate of will where witnesses are in service in time of war
When the only living subscribing witness or witnesses, to the will of a resident of this State, is not or are not available in this State to prove the will, because of absence from the State while in the armed forces of the United States or of any ally of the United States, or while in the merchant marine, in time of war or national emergency, the will shall be admitted to probate upon proof of the signatures of the witnesses to the will, provided the will would then have been admitted to probate if the witnesses were dead.
L.1981, c. 405, s. 3B:3-21, eff. May 1, 1982.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-06-10 16:36:30.
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