Marriage, Divorce and Wills

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Pending Marriage   One of the most overlooked facts regarding UK Wills is that marriage revokes any current Will the testator has at the time. Most ‘Newly Weds’ do not consider re-visiting their Wills immediately after marriage to ensure that they are still valid and in most cases, the answer is no.   There are provisions that can be made within a Will to ensure that it is not revoked upon marriage, giving the happy couple one less thing they need to consider at such a stressful point in their lives. If you see an unmarried couple, one of the first things you should ask if whether or not the clients are expecting to marry. There is no time period that is considered too soon or too late to include this within a Will, as long as the clients have a valid Will that will not be revoked.   Divorce…

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