Make sure you have an up-to-date will in a place where your executor, spouse or kids can find it. If you die without a will you do not have a say in who your beneficiaries are or who administers your estate.
When it comes to second marriages and estate planning, there are many issues to which a will-maker must be alert. Keep in mind that personal family dynamics play an important role in determining what estate plan will work best for you.
In our practice, we often see instances where surviving spouses are not adequately provided for. With more wealth comes an enhanced lifestyle and testators often fail to take this into account when drafting their wills. What is thought to be enough at the time might not be enough in actuality.