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Is My Old Will Still Good?

Thankfully, a Last Will and Testament doesn’t go bad due to the passage of time.  If the Will was in writing and signed at the end by yourself and witnessed by at least two competent witnesses who saw you sign, then you are in good shape.

The bigger question is whether the Will still reflects your wishes.

Here are some changes that would warrant a review of your Will.

  1. Having A Child, Additional Children or Grandchildren: A new child could mean including him as a beneficiary. It could also mean naming a guardian over him or a custodian or establishing a trust to manage his inheritance.
  2. Marriage or Divorce:
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