Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Illinois: Electronic Wills and Remote Witnesses Act

Estate planningThe governor of Illinois has signed into law the "Electronic Wills and Remote Witnesses Act," making it the tenth American state to put into effect legislation for e-wills. The act takes effect immediately (July 26, 2021).  The Illinois act is non-uniform -- it is not based on the Uniform Electronic Wills Act of 2019.

Below is the link to the Act:

Public Act 0167 102nd General Assembly 

Special thanks to Adam J. Hirsch (Professor of Law at the University of San Diego School of Law) for bringing this Act to my attention.


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