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That is a terrific advanced question to ask. If you marry and your wife has children then they would not be included under the typical legal definition of children that would be used for a trust. However, if you adopted the children then they would be your legal children and would be included under the definition in the trust. Please beware of a couple of points:
If you adopt future stepchildren and later divorce from their biological parent then the children are still you legal children and inherit under the trust.
Also, when you adopt stepchildren then it makes you and your spouse their legal parents and their other biological parent is no longer considered their legal parent. This can effect the biological parent's will or trust agreement.
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clarification; can i adopt adult children. also, the trust says nothing about beneficiarys not being able to lease or give away their alloted time at this lake home. therefore, can i assume i can do either of these 2 scenarios. thanks
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