Revising A Will
Executing a will that stands up in court is only one aspect of the estate planning process. After execution, the original document should be safeguarded so that it is not lost, destroyed, or mutilated, which can result in problems in probate court as to the proof of its contents. John T. Montgomery: Attorney At Law, all executed Wills are stored in a locked fireproof safe for your protection and peace of mind. A Will can also be partially canceled extent if the testator becomes divorced after making the Will. In such an example, gifts to the ex-spouse in the Will, as well as appointments of the ex-spouse as executor or trustee, are void and will not be recognized. If a person signs a Will before marriage and wishes to give all or any portion of his or her property to their new spouse, he or she
should sign a new Will.