Ocean View, DE asked in Estate Planning for Delaware

Q: can you list in your Maryland will as beneficial alternatives both children and grandchildren?

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Kenneth V Zichi

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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Howell, MI

A: It is unclear what exactly you are asking, but I'm going to say 'yes' because regardless of how you interpret this you can leave assets to children, grandchildren, children AND grandchildren, or to Children first and then to grandchildren should something happen to the children.

But your statement in the will needs to be CLEAR AND UNAMBIGUOUS or there will be issues. Bottom line, it is ALWAYS a good idea to hire a local estate planning attorney to help you draft an appropriate will to insure your wishes are fulfilled!

Seek local counsel.

-- This answer is offered for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney/client relationship.

I am licensed to practice in Michigan only. Please seek competent local legal help if you feel you need legal advice

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