No one can escape the inevitable – death and taxes. And unfortunately, according to the U.S. Census Bureau nearly 50 percent of all marriages will end in divorce.
The divorce process is incredibly stressful. Clients are often so overwhelmed with emotional, financial and legal complexities, they fail to consider the estate planning implications of their separation and divorce. However, proactive planning can help ensure assets do not pass to a soon-to-be-ex or a former spouse.
Lindsey’s latest article explains why everyone who survives a divorce needs a new estate plan to avoid probate, provide asset protection for beneficiaries, and to make sure the money doesn’t inadvertently flow back to your former spouse! She also addresses which estate planning tools that can be implemented during the pending divorce.
To learn how to protect yourself and your estate, download Lindsey’s latest article, “Death, Taxes and Divorce – Why Every Ex-Spouse Needs a New Estate Plan,” published in the November issue of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.