2020 Delaware Code
Title 12 - Decedents' Estates and Fiduciary Relations
Chapter 2. General Provisions
Subchapter III. Disposition of a Person’s Last Remains
§ 266 Declaration; other points of form.

Universal Citation: 12 DE Code § 266. (2020)
§ 266. Declaration; other points of form.

(a) The form set forth in § 265 of this title is not exclusive, and a person may use another form of declaration instrument if the wording of the form complies substantially with § 265 of this title, the form is properly completed, and the form is in writing, dated, and signed by the declarant.

(b) A declaration instrument may be acknowledged, but lack of acknowledgment shall not render the declaration ineffective.

(c) This subchapter shall apply to declaration instruments executed or exercised in Delaware and to declaration instruments signed or exercised by a person who is a resident of Delaware when such instrument is signed or exercised.

(d) The provisions of the most recent declaration instrument shall control over any other document regarding the disposition of the last remains.

74 Del. Laws, c. 295, § 1; 
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