Category Archives: Wills

Does a Change in the Name of a Beneficiary Require a Change in My Will?

It is not necessary to change her name in your will and trust, although some people prefer to do so in recognition of the marriage.  The marriage certificate or license would show that your daughter is the same person.  However, … Continue reading

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The Effect Of Divorce On Wills

In North Carolina, the entry of a divorce decree revokes by operation of law any provisions in the other spouses’ will in favor of the divorced spouse.  North Carolina General Statute Sec 31-5.4 provides that the dissolution of a marriage … Continue reading

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