The Will For Remarried With Minor Children is far from being a standard will. It is the single most complex will we offer because it sets up a trust fund for the children of one or both marriages. If you’re not interested in setting up trust funds, try our standard Will For Married With Children. If you have a rather large estate, you should check with a competent estate attorney to ensure that this Will For Remarried With Minor Children form is legally adequate for your needs.
A standard will is usually called a “last will and testament.” The will specifies how your assets will be distributed and who will be in charge of the distribution. If you have children it is important to specifically mention each child in the will. Even if you’re leaving “nothing but your love” to the child, he or she must be mentioned in the will. Most disputed wills involve children who felt they were cheated out of an inheritance.
PUT IT IN WRITING! Nothing causes more strife than the strained relationship between children of first, second, or even third marriages. it is imperative that you include each and every biological child in your will. It’s not uncommon for a parent to leave a child “all my love” but specifically exclude that child from receiving any portion of the estate. If you don’t mention every child in the will, the one you didn’t mention has legal grounds to contest the will. There’s a well-documented case in which a sister dug up her father’s grave in hopes of finding a will she believed her brother’s had hidden in their father’s casket.
Click the state for which you’d like to download the Will For Remarried With Minor Children Form. All of the wills are available in both Microsoft Word and PDF format.