Do we need French and UK wills?

We are married with three children from my husband’s first marriage. I have no children. We bought our home in France in 2006 and included a tontine clause. We have made a will in England excluding all property and assets elsewhere. Do we still need to make a will in France, excluding everything in England, or can we now include the French property in our English will? We are French (tax) residents.

Barbara Heslop of solicitors Heslop and Platt replies:

The tontine will ensure your home in France will belong solely to the surviving spouse, whether or not you include it in ...

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