Competent Witness to a Will in NC?
Submitted by kirksanderslaw on
When challenging a will (called a “will caveat”) in North Carolina, some of the factors include whether the witnesses were interested. By interested, the Courts are looking to see if the witness benefits by inheriting under the will. This could lead to a conflict of interest.
North Carolina General Statute §31-10. Beneficiary competent witness; when interest rendered void. Discusses this as follows: