Is a will legal if it is not signed? 1 Answers as of November 03, 2016

My uncle passed away and has left me executor of his will. He had it drawn up by a lawyer but never signed and returned it. He has no siblings or children and no family.

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Richard J. Keyes Attorney at Law | Richard J. Keyes
No. His estate passes by intestacy which means he died without a last will and testament. His estate will be distributed to the heirs as determined by the state law of where he is domiciled.
Answer Applies to: Missouri
Replied: 11/3/2016
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