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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

NJSA 3B:3-20 Probate of a Will of Testator Who Died in Military Service or Within 2 Years of Discharge

3B:3-20 Probate of a will of testator who died in military service or within 2 years of discharge.
N.J.S.3B:3-20. When a resident of this State dies while a member of the armed forces of the United State or within 2 years from the date of his discharge from the armed forces and no witness to his will is available in this State to prove the will, either because of death, incapacity, nonresidence, absence, or for any other reason, the will shall be admitted to probate upon proof of the signature of the testator by any two individuals, provided the will was validly executed as provided in N.J.S.3B:3-9, and the will would have been admitted to probate if the witnesses were dead.

L.1981, c.405, s.3B:3-20, eff. May 1, 1982; amended 2004, c.132, s.21. 

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