Conway, AR asked in Estate Planning for Arkansas

Q: Must I draft a new will after moving to another state?

I am a widow with one adult child. I recently moved from Michigan to Arkansas to be near my daughter. I have a will that was filled in Michigan which leaves everything to my daughter. Since I have sold my home in Michigan and purchased a new home in Arkansas, must I have my will rewritten? And is there a certain way my house should be titled so that my daughter will get it with no hassle or estate taxes?

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Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh
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A: You do not have to have a new will however if you have the time and resources, and depending on when you executed your current will and the age of your daughter, I do not think it hurts to contact an Arkansas attorney to discuss your concerns and get your questions answered. Good luck.

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

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