If my husband had a Will before we were married, is it still binding?

Asked on October 26, 2015 under Estate Planning, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Yes, if your husband passed away, the will would still have been in effect at his death (assuming it was valid in the first place; i.e properly signed and witnessed); marriage does not automatically change or invalidate a will, but rather a person should affirmative review and amend or revise their will when they get married, to make sure their new spouse gets what he/she wants the spouse to get.


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