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If a joint will is made leaving asset to children after the

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If a joint will is made leaving asset to children after the death of the parents die, can the surviving parent change the benificary?
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Estate Lawyer: Infolawyer, Attorney replied 1 year ago
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If the will of spouse A provide that assets pass to the children after death of parents, and A passes, the will clause is triggered and children would inherit A's interest. Spouse B for example may not undo that, and need to adhere to A's will.

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By comparison, if A and B left assets to each other only, nothing about children in the will. On A passing, B can do whatever he wants with assets since left to B outright.

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