Q: Can a married couple file a joint Last Will and Testament, with the surviving party being the heir?
This would be both agreeing to disposal of the remainder of the estate after the last survivor passes.
A: Joint and Mutual Wills are almost always asking for a Will Contest after one or both testators die. Do not draft nor execute anything like it. Two separate Wills, even with extremely similar legacies and devises, are always better.
A: No, you would need to just do two separate wills.
A: Hire an estate planning attorney to draft wills. A do-it-yourself will is dicey.
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