Wyoming 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 Section2-6-101, et. seq.
- Must be an adult
- must be made in writing
- document must be signed and dated
- must be signed in presence of 2 or more adult witnesses
- no effect during course of qualified patients pregnancy
- terminal condition must be certified in writing by 2 physicians. Witnesses must not be related to declarant
Age of TestatorAny person of legal age and sound mind
Number of Witnesses RequiredTwo competent witnesses and signed by testator or by some person in his presence and by his express direction.
Oral Will RecognitionNot recognized