Definition of self-proving in US English:



  • 1(of a will) accompanied by a witnesses' affidavit for which no oral testimony is needed to be admitted to probate.

    ‘we recommend that all wills be self-proving’
    1. 1.1 Relating to an affidavit that makes a will self-proving.
      ‘attached to the will offered for probate was a self-proving affidavit and certificate executed by the testatrix, the two witnesses to the will, and a notary public’
      • ‘Texas has its own unique form of self-proving affidavit that must be used.’