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While most people are aware that a Will may be challenged if the deceased was of unsound mind, drunk or acting under duress, it is not commonly known that the majority of Wills litigation involves Wills which are entirely valid.
When you marry or re-marry there are a few things that you should know regarding your will. A will is cancelled by marriage unless it is expressed to be made in contemplation of that marriage. A will is not cancelled by divorce, but the following occurs: an appointment of the former spouse as executor is... Read more »