DEL CODE § 1305 : Delaware Code - Section 1305: SELF-PROVED WILL

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An attested will may at the time of its execution or at any subsequent

date be made self-proved, by the acknowledgment thereof by the testator and

the affidavits of the witnesses, each made before an officer authorized to

administer oaths under the laws of this State, and evidenced by the officer's

certificate, under official seal, attached or annexed to the will in form and

content substantially as follows:

STATE OF

SS

COUNTY OF

Before me, the subscriber, on this day personally appeared, ..............

and .......... known to me to be the testator and the witnesses,

respectively, whose names are signed to the attached or foregoing instrument

and, all of these persons being by me first duly sworn ........... the

testator, declared to me and to the witnesses in my presence that the

instrument is the testator's last will and that had willingly signed or

directed another to sign for the testator, and that the testator executed it

as a free and voluntary act for the purposes therein expressed; and each of

the witnesses stated to me, in the presence and hearing of the testator, that

the witness signed the will as witness and that to the best of the witness'

knowledge the testator was eighteen years of age or over, of sound mind and

under no constraint or undue influence.

............

Testator

............

Witness

............

Witness

Subscribed, sworn and acknowledged before me by ...... , the testator,

subscribed and sworn before me by ........ and ............ witnesses,

this....... . day of ............. , A.D., .............

(SEAL)

(SIGNED) ............

(OFFICIAL CAPACITY OF OFFICER)

(OFFICIAL CAPACITY OF OFFICER)

59 Del. Laws, c. 384, § 1; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;