Idaho Will Laws
Here you will find what is required by state when making a living will. You will also find whether or not this specific state accepts oral or written wills.
Some key terms to keep in mind:
Testator: One who makes or has made a will; one who dies leaving a will.
Holographic Will: A will and testament that has been entirely handwritten and signed by the testator.
Oral Will: An oral will (or "nuncupative" will) is a will that has been delivered orally (that is, in speech) to witnesses, as opposed to the usual form of wills, which is written and according to a proper format.
State Requirements and Will Type Recognition
Code Section§15-2-501, et seq.
- Declarant must be of sound mind
- Declarant must be emancipated minor or 18 years old or older
- document must be voluntarily made
- 2 witnesses must sign
- not enforced during course of pregnancy
Age of Testator18 years or older or any emancipated minor and of sound mind
Number of Witnesses RequiredSigned by two or more persons 18 yrs. or older, each of whom witnessed either the signing or testators acknowledgment of the signature or of the will
Oral Will RecognitionNot recognized