Tex. Est. Code Section 251.051
Written, Signed, and Attested

Except as otherwise provided by law, a will must be:


in writing;


signed by:


the testator in person; or


another person on behalf of the testator:
in the testator’s presence; and
under the testator’s direction; and


attested by two or more credible witnesses who are at least 14 years of age and who subscribe their names to the will in their own handwriting in the testator’s presence.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 680 (H.B. 2502), Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2014.
Amended by:
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 844 (H.B. 2271), Sec. 15, eff. September 1, 2017.

Source: Section 251.051 — Written, Signed, and Attested, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/ES/htm/ES.­251.­htm#251.­051 (accessed Feb. 24, 2024).

Feb. 24, 2024

§ 251.051’s source at texas​.gov