What happens to a will when you remarry?
If you remarry but don't draw up a new Will to reflect your new marriage, your existing Will is revoked, meaning you do not have a valid Will and your estate will be dealt with under intestacy rules. If you do not have surviving children, grandchildren or great grandchildren your spouse will receive the entire estate.
Does everything go to your spouse when you die?
If you prepare a last will and testament, you can name your spouse so they inherit probate assets when you die. Some states' laws provide that a surviving spouse automatically inherits all of the assets whether or not the couple had children together.
Does a will override a marriage UK?
Effect of marriage on your will When you marry, any existing will is automatically revoked (cancelled) and becomes no longer valid. If you do not make a new one, then when you die the law of intestacy decides how your assets are divided. Usually, your entire estate would go to your wife, husband or civil partner.
Can you marry the person you divorced?
Many people who divorce later come to realize they made a mistake. Nevertheless, divorced couples can – and do – find ways to not only repair their damaged relationship, but to re-marry. I've worked with scores of people who have re-married the person they divorced, and believe any divorcee can do the same.