Re-starting a will

When a testator destroys a will with the intention of revoking it, that person does not have a will. The destruction does not mean another earlier will becomes the valid will of that person. An earlier will can become the valid will if the testator re-executes it, following the formal requirements of making a valid will [Wills Act 1936 (SA) s 25]. This is known as republishing a will.

Re-starting a will  :  Last Revised: Tue Aug 1st 2017
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