2020 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 84. Wills and Succession
§84-41. Persons who may make a will - Persons subject to guardianship or conservatorship.

Universal Citation: 84 OK Stat § 84-41 (2020)

A. Every person over the age of eighteen (18) years of sound mind may, by last will, dispose of all his estate, real and personal, and such estate not disposed of by will is succeeded to as provided in this title, being chargeable in both cases with the payment of all the decedent's debts, as provided in Title 12 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

B. The appointment of a guardian or a conservator does not prohibit a person from disposing of his estate, real and personal, by will; provided, that when any person subject to a guardianship or conservatorship shall dispose of such estate by will, such will must be subscribed and acknowledged in the presence of a judge of the district court. The judge before whom the will is subscribed and acknowledged shall attest to the execution of the will but shall have neither the duty nor the authority to approve or disapprove the contents of the will. Subscribing and acknowledging such will before a judge shall not render such will valid if it would otherwise be invalid.

R.L. 1910, § 8338; Laws 1982, c. 131, § 1, operative Oct. 1, 1982; Laws 1992, c. 395, § 13, eff. Sept. 1, 1992.

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