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When filling out a Will, do the dates on the signature page need to be handwritten or are they allowed to be typed like the rest of the Will?
Asked on November 18, 2016 under Estate Planning, Maryland
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
Either legally allowed. It's probably more common to handwrite them, since that more easily accomodates any changes in the scheduled signing (e.g if it's moved up or gets delayed), but that's a matter of practicality, not law: both typed and handwritten dates are legal.
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