Wills Act. 1.STATUTE OF WILLS(1).2. An 1837 English statute that allowed people to dispose of every type of property interest by will and that had an elaborate set of requirements for valid execution. • Some states today continue to adhere to these stringent requirements. Cf. Unif. Probate Code § 2-502. — Also termed (in sense 2) Lord Langdale’s Act.
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