Can an executor change a Will without notifying the benefiecy of the change?

Asked on October 20, 2013 under Estate Planning, Florida


Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

The will can only be changed while the person is still alive and coherent.  If the executor merely assisted the person with changing his/her Will, there is no need to notify the beneficiary of the change.  If the executor tried to change the will after death, that action is invalid and should be challenged in court.

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