Have a 94 year old aunt with a "will" written on a piece of notebook paper. It is not registered nor notarized.
You really need to get aunt to an estates attorney. This is obviously not a will. She should have a will, a durable power of attorney and a living will/advance medical directives. Depending on the size of her estate and the beneficiaries involved estate planning would be advisable and the use of a trust may be warranted depending on the situation. Have her see an estates attorney immediately.
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You should have her contact an attorney who is licensed in Pennsylvania. However, if she is now living in Maryland, she would need a Maryland attorney.
Pennsylvania wills are treated differently if they are notarized (they are considered "self proving"). Maryland does not draw such a distinciton and therefore most wills here are not notarized.
However, your aunt should most definately speak with an attorney.
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