2014 New York Laws
EPT - Estates, Powers & Trusts
Part 2 - (1-2.1 - 1-2.20) DEFINITIONS
1-2.19 - Will

NY Est Pow & Trusts L § 1-2.19 (2014) What's This?
1-2.19 Will

(a) A will is an oral declaration or written instrument, made as prescribed by 3-2.1 or 3-2.2 to take effect upon death, whereby a person disposes of property or directs how it shall not be disposed of, disposes of his body or any part thereof, exercises a power, appoints a fiduciary or makes any other provision for the administration of his estate, and which is revocable during his lifetime.

(b) Unless the context otherwise requires, the term "will" includes a "codicil".

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