Top 10 things to think about before making your will – No 7: second marriages

11th May 2015

The rich variety of family life can throw up a wide range of considerations when making your will. If you have been married before and have children from different relationships to provide for, you are concerned about appointing guardians, funeral arrangements or even what will happen to your pets, a carefully drafted will can put your mind to rest.

In this series of guides, Shelly Wainwright, wills and probate lawyer at Ansons Solicitors in Lichfield and Cannock, Staffordshire, gives her top 10 tips for making a will.

7 – What if I have married for a second time?

If you have married before, it is especially important to make a will. You need to consider how you want to divide you assets, particularly if you want to make provision for you children from your first marriage as well as your current spouse and family. There are ways you can do this, which one of our specialist wills and probate solicitors can help advise you on.

For further advice on what to include in your will, contact Shelly Wainwright in the wills and probate team on 01543 267 981 or email Ansons Solicitors has offices in Cannock and Lichfield, Staffordshire.