Can an attorney who drafted a Will and is acting as the notary, also sign the Will as a witness?

Asked on March 10, 2014 under Estate Planning, Alabama


Richard Weaver / The Weaver Law Firm

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor


In Texas, it definitely is not a good idea. Consider calling an attorney in your state to answer this particular questions. Witnesses should be independent not taking under the will.

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