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Electronic willsExecutionProcedure. (Effective January 1, 2022.)

(1) Subject to RCW 11.12.450(4), an electronic will must be:
(a) A record that is readable as text at the time of signing under (b) of this subsection;
(b) Signed by:
(i) The testator; or
(ii) Another individual in the testator's name, in the testator's physical presence, and by the testator's direction; and
(c) Signed in the physical or electronic presence of the testator and at the testator's direction or request by at least two competent witnesses after:
(i) The signing of the will under (b) of this subsection; or
(ii) The testator's acknowledgment of the signing of the will under (b) of this subsection or acknowledgment of the will.
(2) Intent of a testator that the record under subsection (1)(a) of this section be the testator's electronic will may be established by extrinsic evidence.

NOTES:

Effective date2021 c 140 §§ 1001-1016: See note following RCW 11.12.400.
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