2009 New Jersey Code
Section 3B:3
3B:3-19 - Proof required to probate will

3B:3-19  Proof required to probate will.

3B:3-19.  A will executed as provided in N.J.S.3B:3-2 may be admitted to probate by the surrogate upon the proof of one of the attesting witnesses or by some other individual having knowledge of the facts relating to the proper execution of the will by the testator and its attestation by one of the witnesses.

A will executed and acknowledged in the manner provided in N.J.S.3B:3-4, or N.J.S.3B:3-5 may be admitted to probate by the surrogate without further affidavit, deposition or proof.

A writing intended as a will may be admitted to probate only in the manner provided by the Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey.

L.1981, c.405, s.3B:3-19, eff. May 1, 1982; amended 2004, c.132, s.20.

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