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Wills for Blended Families

When you’re a parent of a blended family, you should take particular care in crafting your will. To be sure your loved ones are taken care of as you wish, be sure your will is very clear as to your intentions. Also, keep your spouse’s will in mind as well. If you each have children from previous relationships and you also have children together, you’ll want to know everyone is provided for as you see fit in the case of your death (or both of your deaths). Also, as you age, and your children have children, and possibly stepchildren, of their own, you’ll want to be sure your will includes (or excludes) everyone as you intend.

Posted: 3/14/08