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

1 Answer from Attorneys

Caroline Palmer Law firm of Caroline Palmer

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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