Last column I addressed what would happen if your will leaves everything to your spouse, but you later divorce and never change the will. Idaho law prohibits a person from receiving the assets of an ex-spouse just because he or she was named in a will created prior to the divorce. However, this law does not mean you can rely on the State of Idaho to protect you from estate planning problems when there has been a divorce.
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Although never planned, divorce is one of the complications of life with which many must deal. So what happens if your will leaves everything to your spouse, but you never change the will after a divorce? When you pass away, will your ex-spouse still get your assets?