What happens when you leave money to a child and he's not divorced from his spouse but has been separated years
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This needs to be in the wills and trusts section. There are more facts needed, and as far as legal advice on how to draft a will, that cannot be provided on a forum like AVVO
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I think you're asking about whether inheritances or gifts from you to your child, who is still married, will be handled during a divorce. Generally speaking inheritances and gifts to one person in a marriage that is not intended to be a gift to the "couple" will not be part of what is split up during the divorce, unless the judge feels that it must be split to avoid substantial unfairness. Talk to an attorney who understands wills and divorces to draft the proper documents and make sure to document that you're intending to leave the gift or inheritance to your child only, not the couple.
I am guessing you are asking what would happen if, for example, you left a house to your child, and then your child died. If he still was married, and he had no will, the house would go to his spouse and his children if he had any. There are ways you could prevent this result. It sounds as if you are trying to prepare your own will. I would suggest that you hire an attorney to do this instead. The cost of getting it wrong can be rather high.
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There's not enough information to answer that question. You should contact an attorney in your area to discuss this.