Attestation

Definition

[wex:Testimony] or confirmation that something is true, genuine, or authentic. An attestation is frequently in writing. For example, a [wex:witness] attests a will by signing it; his or her signature may confirm, inter alia, that he or she witnessed the [wex:testator] sign the will.

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. Keely v. Moore, 196 U.S. 38 (1904).

See also

  • [wex:Attest]
  • [wex:Attestation clause]
  • [wex:Estates and trusts]