Updating Your Will After Divorce:
Leaving Property Part 3:
In some states, gifts to relatives of your former spouse are also revoked by divorce. For example, Arizona law revokes gifts in a will made to anyone related to your former spouse by blood, adoption, or affinity (marriage). (Ariz. Rev. Stat. § 14-2804.) If your state has such a law and your will leaves property to your former spouse’s child (your former stepchild), divorce would revoke the gift to the child.
Divorce can be an incredibly stressful time for all involved, but after a divorce, it is paramount that you take a look at your will and determine what changes need to now be made or else your ex could inherit.
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