What are self-proving affidavits on New York Last Will and Testaments?
A unique New York legal quirk, as it pertains to the practice area of Last Wills and Testaments are Self-Proving Affidavits.
General Overview.It is basically a document, that is signed before a notary public, and attached at the back of the Last Will and Testament.
Other Common Issues.There are divergent opinions on whether or not a self-proving affidavit bolsters the legal viability of the purported will. However, it does appear (at least by anectodal evidence at least), that it can expedite the processing of the will type documents through the probate process legal funnel.