If you are not leaving assets to your children, do you need to mention them in the Will?

Asked on July 18, 2012 under Estate Planning, Missouri


Brad Micklin / The Micklin Law Group

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

You should specifically disinherit them.  If they are omited without reference, it may lead to a challenge indicating that either that perhaps they were not born at the time or there were other issues, such as mental defect or undue influence, that led to their omission.

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