The Will For Remarried With Minor Children can be used in most situations. Some states require specific wording and conditions to be included in the will. The will must be witnessed or notarized based on the requirements on your state. It is your responsibility to check with your state to determine if this Will For Remarried With Minor Children meets all of the requirements set forth by the state.
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 New Hampshire where 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.