In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, your Will is cancelled automatically if you get married or enter into a civil partnership after you have signed it unless the Will contained a sentence stating otherwise, for example if it had been drawn up just prior to you getting married. If you get divorced or your civil partnership in annulled after you have made it, any gifts in favour of your wife, husband or partner will be cancelled (unless the Will states otherwise) and therefore your Will would be read as if they had already died. It is essential that you consider writing a new Will if there are major changes to your circumstances. If in doubt, please ask. We'll be only too happy to advise.
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