2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 3B - ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES--DECEDENTS AND OTHERS
Section 3B:1-4 - Contractual arrangements relating to death
3B:1-4. Contractual arrangements relating to death
A contract to make a will or devise, or not to revoke a will or devise, or to die intestate, if executed after September 1, 1978, can be established only by (1) provisions of a will stating material provisions of the contract; (2) an express reference in a will to a contract and extrinsic evidence proving the terms of the contract; or (3) a writing signed by the decedent evidencing the contract. The execution of a joint will or mutual wills does not create a presumption of a contract not to revoke the will or wills.
L.1981, c. 405, s. 3B:1-4, eff. May 1, 1982.
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