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2019 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 62 - South Carolina Probate Code
Article 2 - Intestate Succession And Wills
Section 62-2-502. Execution.
Universal Citation: SC Code § 62-2-502 (2019)
Except as provided for writings within Section 62-2-512 and wills within Section 62-2-505, every will shall be:
(1) in writing;
(2) signed by the testator or signed in the testator's name by some other individual in the testator's presence and by the testator's direction; and
(3) signed by at least two individuals each of whom witnessed either the signing or the testator's acknowledgment of the signature or of the will.
HISTORY: 1986 Act No. 539, Section 1; 1990 Act No. 521, Section 22; 2013 Act No. 100, Section 1, eff January 1, 2014.
Effect of Amendment
The 2013 amendment made nonsubstantive changes.
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