holographic will

noun Law.
a will that is entirely in the handwriting of the testator: in some states recognized as valid without the attestation of witnesses.


Origin:
1890–95

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Holographic will has an important clause stricken with initials and date next to it.
If a holographic will is not signed at the bottom, the will is invalid.
In a holographic will, the handwritten language of the will must demonstrate the testator's intent.
The mystery of the holographic will remains unsolved.
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