Whate does exclusion mean in a last Will and testament?

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Whate does exclusion mean in a last Will and testament?

Will states in Article II – If my, child, name, survives me, to the exclusion of all others, which by illustrations but not by limitation, includes my, name, name, name, etc , I give devise and bequeath all of my property, real and personal, tangible and intangible, to my Trustee, etc, etc, etc.

Asked on May 18, 2011 under Estate Planning, Virginia

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S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

This means your child is your sole surviving heir.


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