Can You Leave Assets to Your Former Spouse?

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Can You Leave Assets to Your Former Spouse?

Often, when couples divorce, they’re advised to update their estate plan as soon as possible—otherwise, their ex-spouse may inherit all or part of their estate. Not all divorces are contentious, however, and some people actually want to leave assets to their former spouse. For example, they may regard their ex fondly and want to make […]

Make Sure You Update Your Estate Plan After a Divorce

Divorce brings about a significant amount of change in an individual’s life. Anytime you experience that degree of change it is important to review your estate plan to make sure it aligns with your current wishes and your new life. Here are a couple tips to ensure your estate plan is reflective of your current […]

Revising Your Estate Plan After Divorce

Divorce at any age causes a ripple of changes. Understanding and responding to those changes means updating your will and estate plan. Attending to your estate plan during and after a divorce is important to ensure your wealth is directed appropriately. Should you pass away during divorce proceedings without changing important documents, your will may […]