Is the last will and testament still legal even after a divorce? 4 Answers as of March 17, 2011

Is the last will and testament still legal even after a divorce?

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Apple Law Firm PLLC
Apple Law Firm PLLC | David Goldman
Yes a will is valid after a divorce, but its terms may be modified as an operation of law in regards to a former spouse
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 3/17/2011
Burnham & Associates
Burnham & Associates | Stephanie K. Burnham
In New Hampshire a Last Will & Testament is still valid after a divorce, however, the provisions for the ex-spouse are eliminated as of the ex-spouse died before you.
Answer Applies to: New Hampshire
Replied: 3/17/2011
Law Office of Richard B. Kell
Law Office of Richard B. Kell | Richard B. Kell
Yes, a Will is still "legal" after a divorce. However, a Final Divorce revokes any disposition or appointment of property made by the Will to the former spouse, and any nomination of the former spouse, as executor, trustee, conservator or guardian, unless the Will expressly provides otherwise. I hope this answers your question.
Answer Applies to: Massachusetts
Replied: 3/17/2011
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