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Answered 2007-01-16 17:07:23

There is no requirement to make a new will. A good will should take into account the fact that the spouse may pre-decease the testator. If they don't have a new will, the part of the will that deals with leaving things to the spouse are ignored and the rest of the will is followed.

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