Is a Handwritten Will Valid in Oregon?

Is a Handwritten Will Valid in Oregon?

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The short answer is no.  Wills that are handwritten and not witnessed are not recognized as valid in Oregon.  A handwritten will that is witnessed by two individuals will be considered valid.  

I have written more about about the basics of estate planning in the following articles:

  1. Basics of an Oregon Estate Plan (Part 1)
  2. Basics of an Oregon Estate Plan (Part 2)

  3. Basics of an Oregon Estate Plan (Part 3)

 

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