Little Rock, AR asked in Estate Planning for Arkansas

Q: In the state of AR. Can I intentionally leave a child out of my will

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Robert Fahr

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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Conway, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: In general, if you have a child and you don't mention that child in your Will then that child may claim their statutory share of your estate. If you intend to disinherit a child then you must mention that child in your Will and you should state you intent to disinherit them. This is why it is very important to review your Will and other estate planning documents on a regular basis to ensure that you have accurate information and comply with state laws. This is a general answer and may not apply to your specific circumstances.

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