What About Adopted Children, Step Children and Foster Children?

The definition of children includes nuptial, ex-nuptial and adopted children. Step children and foster children are not considered a “child” of the deceased in the context of a Will and therefore unless they are specifically named as a beneficiary in the Will they would not receive any part of the estate. The reference to brother(s) or sister(s) …

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What is a Will?

A Will is a written document, in a specific format, which is designed to carry out your wishes in regards to your assets after your death. It can also provide instructions to your Executor/s on other matters, such as selecting guardians for your infant children, and your funeral/burial arrangements. A Will only comes into effect after your death. …

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