Is a Will made 8 years ago binding if no other Will is done following a recent marriage?

UPDATED: Oct 8, 2014

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Is a Will made 8 years ago binding if no other Will is done following a recent marriage?

Asked on October 8, 2014 under Estate Planning, Pennsylvania

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Your question lists the state of Pennsylvania as your home state, correct?  In Pennsylvania a spouse has what is called a "right of election" against a Will if they are left out of the Will, which I am assuming in your case they are since the Will was pre marriage.  I would sit down with an attorney about your options and what this means.  Good luck.


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