Will with Electronic Signature Not Valid (Pa. Super.)

The Superior Court has affirmed that a will with an electronic signature, affixed by the decedent using DocVerify system during a videoconference with two witnesses and a notary public, is not a valid will, which requires the testator’s “manual signature.” Kittler Estate, 2023 PA Super 180, ___ A.3d ___ (9/25/2023), aff’g 1 Fid.Rep.4th 53 (Lancaster O.C. 2022).

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