Which is more legally binding – a Will or equal shares of stock?

M husband left equal shares of stock for me and his 3 adult children. The Will states the income from the producing property is to be paid to me during my lifetime. The adult children say they can sell the property because we had equal shares. The stocks were issued before our marriage and the Will was made after the marriage.

Asked on March 12, 2012 under Estate Planning, California

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