If I’m adding a codicil to my Will, does it have to be notarized?

Asked on July 23, 2012 under Estate Planning, Arizona

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

No, in fact in Arizona, a type-written will does not need to be notarized, it just needs to be witnessed by two people.  Likewise the testator's signature on the type-written codicil need only be witnessed by two people. Arizona also recognizes holographic wills and codicils -- which are handwritten and need not even be witnessed.


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