Does a will need to be notarized in Florida?

No, a will does not need to be notarized in Florida to be valid. However, notarizing the will can make it easier to probate the estate after the person's death.

In Florida, a will can be self-proved, which means it is signed in front of two witnesses who also sign the document, and a notary public acknowledges the signatures. This makes it easier for the will to be admitted to probate later.

For help with making a will or trust or initiating probate, please get in touch with us at 321-206-3603.

Published: Feb 28, 2023

Updated: Feb 28, 2023

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