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How Divorce Impacts Your Will

July 3, 2024

Divorce can significantly impact your will.

Beneficiaries, executors, and guardians named in the original document may no longer align with your post-divorce intentions. Assets intended for your former spouse may need redistribution, and new provisions for children or future partners might be required.

Because of this, if you are divorced or going through a divorce it is highly recommended that you review and potentially update your will to reflect new wishes and legal realities. By updating your you can mitigate the risk of unintended consequences, legal disputes, and the potential exclusion of important loved ones.

In this video Insight, Luke Davies discusses what happens to your Will upon divorce, the things that might need to be updates and the importance of reviewing your Will. 

At Bigmore Wills & Probate we offer a free will review service as a way to guide you through this element of the divorce process. We know it can be a stressful and emotional time and our team can support you in an empathetic, efficient and experienced way.

If you would like to have a free will review meeting with us, please fill out the contact form below.

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