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    tgmom
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    Family member terminally ill; what are implications of not having will? He is married and has 2 grown children from a previous marriage; his intention was to write one but has not; what are specifics of will vs no will. Estate under 7 figures; two homes with mortgages.

  • #3566

    Lex
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    Without a will in Louisiana property goes to children, not the spouse. If the children are of the marriage to current spouse, then the spouse gets a usufruct of what the children receive.

    In the situation you describe, the wife would be at a serious disadvantage when he dies.

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