If I moved to another state, does my Will and related documents have to be updated?
Question Details: I have a Will, power of attorney for health care and a POA for property that were prepared in IL. I now live in MT, as does my beneficiary. Do I need to do anything to update either? Nothing is different other than address.I will not be making any changes to the substance of any document.
No, every state will honor every other state's wills, so as long as your will was (we assume) properly signed and witnessed and therefore valid in IL, it will be valid in MT. You do not need to do anything.
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