Video-witnessed wills to be made legal during coronavirus pandemic

The Government plans law change to allow wills to be witnessed virtually in England and Wales

  • Reforms will be backdated to 31 January 2020 and will remain in place as long as necessary
  • New laws to reassure public that wills witnessed via video link are legally recognised

Read the full press release here.

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