Without proper estate planning, if you remarry and pass away before your new spouse, then ALL of your assets may go to your stepchildren or some other heir of your new spouse. Regardless of your relationship with your new spouse’s family, this is probably not your intention.
Let’s face it - a separation and eventual divorce is extraordinarily difficult for anyone to handle. Use these ten tips to get yourself started off on the right foot in your divorce.
Can your spouse legally leave with the kids? How can you stop them? What can you do from a legal perspective? What should you do if your spouse leaves and take the kids without your permission and/or without your knowledge?
Everyone can benefit from estate planning. It doesn’t matter where you are in life, or what your financial situation is, an estate plan can protect you and your loved ones.
Before you get to drafting a will, or protecting your assets in anticipation of requiring elder care, you must inventory your situation and family goals.