Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Illinois

writing will. I have 1 adult son. I remarried 1 year ago. How do I protect assets from spouse so my son inherits portion?

Asked on 5/07/11, 10:49 am

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Caroline Palmer Law firm of Caroline Palmer
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You clearly state in your will the portion of your property you wish your son to inherit and make sure that your will is properly signed and witnessed (in Illinois 2 disinterested witnesses are required. ) You then need to put the will in a safe place where it can be found when you die. It is not recommended you place the will in your lock box/ safely deposit box because once you die no one can access it.

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Answered on 5/07/11, 11:11 am

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