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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:3-3: Writings intended as wills.

          
3B:3-3. Writings intended as wills.

Although a document or writing added upon a document was not executed in compliance with N.J.S.3B:3-2, the document or writing is treated as if it had been executed in compliance with N.J.S.3B:3-2 if the proponent of the document or writing establishes by clear and convincing evidence that the decedent intended the document or writing to constitute: (1) the decedent's will; (2) a partial or complete revocation of the will; (3) an addition to or an alteration of the will; or (4) a partial or complete revival of his formerly revoked will or of a formerly revoked portion of the will.

L.1981, c.405, s.3B:3-3, eff. May 1, 1982; amended 2004, c.132, s.10; 2005, c.160, s.3.



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