How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Aston Lawyer Your Own Question
Aston Lawyer
Aston Lawyer, Solicitor
Category: Law
Satisfied Customers: 10585
Experience:  Solicitor LLB (Hons) 23 years of experience in Conveyancing and Property Law
16368554
Type Your Law Question Here...
Aston Lawyer is online now

If I make a second will,I believe this will cancel the previous

Customer Question

If I make a second will,I believe this will cancel the previous one.Does this also mean that you do not have to take any further action to replace the previous trustee.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 2 years ago.

Hello and thanks for using Just Answer.

My name is ***** ***** am happy to assist you with your enquiry.

You ar eindeed correct- as soon as you have executed your new Will, your old Will automatically becomes revoked/invalidated, so anything you have put in your old Will is null and void and no further action needs to be taken.

Therefore, your old Trustee has no power to act, and whoever you have appointed as Trustee in your new Will has the power and duty to deal with your Estate.

I hope this clarifies the position to you.

Kind Regards

Al

Expert:  Aston Lawyer replied 2 years ago.

Hi Norman,

Can I assist you any further?

Kind Regards

Al