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FAQ - Probate

Arizona Civil Legal Needs Community Survey

Civil legal organizations in Arizona are seeking your input to increase their ability to meet the civil legal needs of Arizona's lower income residents. Please complete this survey to assist in improving civil legal services in Arizona.

Encuesta de Necesidades Legales Civiles de Arizona

Las organizaciones legales civiles en Arizona buscan su opinión para aumentar su capacidad de satisfacer las necesidades legales civiles de los residentes de bajos ingresos de Arizona. Por favor complete esta encuesta para ayudar a mejorar los servicios legales civiles en Arizona.

How do I know if a will is valid?

For a will to be valid in Arizona, the will must be:

  • in writing
  • signed by the dead person or signed in the name of the dead person, before death, while the dead person was there to witness and approve of the signing
  • signed by at least two witnesses, each of whom signed within a reasonable time after the owner signed the will in one of the methods listed above