DID GETTING MARRIED (IN OREGON) REVOKE MY WILL?

A little-known secret for Oregon residents is that your will is revoked when you marry.  As a consequence, your property passes as if you had no will.  If you have children from a prior marriage, your estate will be evenly divided between your children and your spouse.  And if you have no children, your spouse will receive everything.  This is usually a huge shock to children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, charities, etc. that are named as beneficiaries under your will.
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