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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 2-505: Who may witness

Section 2-505. [Who May Witness.]

(a) An individual generally competent to be a witness may act as a witness to a will.

(b) The signing of a will by an interested witness shall not invalidate the will or any provision of it except that a devise to a witness or a spouse of such witness shall be void unless there are 2 other subscribing witnesses to the will who are not similarly benefited thereunder or the interested witness establishes that the bequest was not inserted, and the will was not signed, as a result of fraud or undue influence by the witness.