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Are Foreign Wills valid in the United Kingdom?

...and will Brexit change anything with regard to recognition of Non-British Wills? To be valid, a Will must bear the signature of two witnesses, right? Well, in principle yes. Section 9 of the Wills Act 1837 (as amended) provides that a Will shall not be valid unless: (a) it is in writing and signed by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction; (b) it appears that the testator…
Bernhard Schmeilzl
May 18, 2016