Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Texas

Effect of Divorce on Wills

What effect does getting a divorce have on a will in Texas? Does a divorce decree invalidate a will in Texas? If not, when and how do you change your will when getting a divorce?

Asked on 5/12/04, 11:58 am

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Loyd Wright Loyd H. Wright
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Re: Effect of Divorce on Wills

Final Divorce Decree "eliminates" any benefits under will to divorced spouse. It is a great idea to redo your will immediately anyway while divorce is pending.

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5/12/04, 12:13 pm

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