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§ 31-1. Who may make will.
§ 31-2. Repealed by Session Laws 1953, c. 1098, s. 1.
§ 31-3. Rewritten and renumbered as G.S. 31-3.1 to 31-3.6 by Session Laws 1953, c. 1098, s. 2.
§ 31-3.1. Will invalid unless statutory requirements complied with.
§ 31-3.2. Kinds of wills.
§ 31-3.3. Attested written will.
§ 31-3.4. Holographic will.
§ 31-3.5. Nuncupative will.
§ 31-3.6. Seal not required.
§ 31-4. Execution of power of appointment by will.
§ 31-4.1. Attorneys as beneficiaries.
§ 31-4.2. Attorney's name on will or codicil.
§ 31-5. Rewritten and renumbered as G.S. 31-5.1 by Session Laws 1953, c. 1098, s. 3.
§ 31-5.1. Revocation of written will.
§ 31-5.2. Revocation of nuncupative will.
§ 31-5.3. Will not revoked by marriage; dissent from will made prior to marriage.
§ 31-5.4. Revocation by divorce or annulment; revival.
§ 31-5.5. After-born or after-adopted child; illegitimate child; effect on will.
§ 31-5.6. No revocation by subsequent conveyance.
§ 31-5.7. Specific provisions for revocation exclusive; effect of changes in circumstances.
§ 31-5.8. Revival of revoked will.
§ 31-6. Renumbered as G.S. 31-5.3 by Session Laws 1953, c. 1098, s. 5.
§ 31-7. Repealed by Session Laws 1953, c. 1098, s. 9.
§ 31-8. Renumbered as G.S. 31-5.6 by Session Laws 1953, c. 1098, s. 8.
§ 31-8.1. Who may witness.
§ 31-9. Executor competent witness.
§ 31-10. Beneficiary competent witness; when interest rendered void.
§ 31-10.1. Corporate trustee not disqualified by witnessing of will by stockholder.
§ 31-11. Depositories in offices of clerks of superior court where living persons may file wills.
§§ 31-11.1 through 31-11.5. Reserved for future codification purposes.
§ 31-11.6. How attested wills may be made self-proved.
§ 31-12. Executor may apply for probate.
§ 31-13. Executor failing, beneficiary may apply.
§ 31-14. Clerk to notify legatees and devisees of probate of wills.
§ 31-15. Clerk may compel production of will.
§ 31-16. What shown on application for probate.
§ 31-17. Proof and examination in writing.
§ 31-18. Rewritten and renumbered as G.S. 31-18.1 to 31-18.3 by Session Laws 1953, c. 1098, s. 12.
§ 31-18.1. Manner of probate of attested written will.
§ 31-18.2. Manner of probate of holographic will.
§ 31-18.3. Manner of probate of nuncupative will.
§ 31-18.4. Probate of wills of members of the armed forces.
§ 31-19. Probate conclusive until vacated; substitution of consolidated bank as executor or trustee under will.
§ 31-20. Wills filed in clerk's office.
§ 31-21. Validation of wills heretofore certified and recorded.
§ 31-22. Certified copy of will proved in another state or country.
§ 31-23: Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 78, s. 1.
§ 31-24. Examination of witnesses by affidavit.
§§ 31-25 through 31-25.1: Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 78, s. 1.
§ 31-26. Renumbered as G.S. 31-18.4 by Session Laws 1953, c. 1098, s. 13.
§ 31-27. Certified copy of will of nonresident recorded.
§ 31-28. Probates validated where proof taken by commissioner or another clerk.
§ 31-29. Probates in another state before 1860 validated.
§ 31-30. Validation of wills recorded without probate by subscribing witnesses.
§ 31-31. Validation of wills admitted on oath of one subscribing witness.
§ 31-31.1. Validation of probates of wills when witnesses examined before notary public; acts of deputy clerks validated.
§ 31-31.2. Validation of wills when recorded without order of probate or registration upon oath and examination of subscribing witness or witnesses.
§ 31-32. When and by whom caveat filed.
§ 31-33. Bond given and cause transferred to trial docket.
§ 31-34. Prosecution bond required in actions to contest wills.
§ 31-35. Affidavit of witness as evidence.
§ 31-36. Effect of caveat on estate administration.
§ 31-37. Superior court clerks to enter notice of caveat on will book; final judgment also to be entered.
§ 31-37.1. Parties may enter into a settlement agreement.
§ 31-38. Devise presumed to be in fee.
§ 31-39. Probate necessary to pass title; recordation in county where land lies; rights of innocent purchasers.
§ 31-40. What property passes by will.
§ 31-41. Will relates to death of testator.
§ 31-42. Failure of devises by lapse or otherwise; renunciation; 120-hour survivorship requirement, revised simultaneous death act, Article 24, Chapter 28A.
§§ 31-42.1 through 31-42.2. Repealed by Session Laws 1965, c. 938, s. 2.
§ 31-43. General gift by will an execution of power of appointment.
§ 31-44. Repealed by Session Laws 1951, c. 762, s. 2.
§ 31-45. Rewritten and renumbered as G.S. 31-5.5 by Session Laws 1953, c. 1098, s. 7.
§ 31-46. Validity of will; which laws govern.
§ 31-47. Testamentary additions to trusts.
§ 31-51. Incorporation by reference.
§ 31-52. Acts and events of independent significance.