Q: Georgia Probate Question no one seems to have an answer to regarding beneficiary serving as a witness on a codicil
Ga Code 53-4-23a (2020) says
a. If a subscribing witness is also a beneficiary under the will, the witness shall be competent; but the testamentary gift to the witness shall be void unless there are at least two other subscribing witnesses to the will who are not beneficiaries under the will.
Does the court stipulate or make a declaration that says as much? or is this only an issue if another named beneficiary challenges Does the court accept beneficiary as a witness unconditionally and it's a "do so at your own peril" kind of thing? What is the "process" that voids testamentary gift?
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