Wills & trusts; allows testator/settlor to petition court during his lifetime to determine validity. (SB760)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Pre-death proof of wills and trusts. Allows a testator or settlor to petition the court during his lifetime to determine the validity of his will or revocable trust. The bill requires that notice of the proceeding be given to all interested persons and provides that the court order proving the will or revocable trust is binding after the testator's or settlor's death. Read the Bill »


01/28/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


12/17/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101680D
12/17/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2013Committee amendment
01/28/2013Passed by indefinitely in Courts of Justice (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)