2019 Georgia Code
Title 53 - Wills, Trusts, and Administration of Estates
Chapter 4 - Wills
Article 3 - Execution and Attestation
§ 53-4-23. Testamentary gift to witness or witness's spouse

Universal Citation: GA Code § 53-4-23 (2019)
  • (a) If a subscribing witness is also a beneficiary under the will, the witness shall be competent; but the testamentary gift to the witness shall be void unless there are at least two other subscribing witnesses to the will who are not beneficiaries under the will.

  • (b) An individual may be a witness to a will by which a testamentary gift is given to that individual's spouse, the fact going only to the credibility of the witness.


Code 1981, § 53-4-23, enacted by Ga. L. 1996, p. 504, § 10.

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