Marriage and divorce are important life events. However, these occurrences are not just milestones in your life that impact you personally, they can also affect your estate plan.
If you have recently been married, congratulations! There are now some new important things to think about. Does your spouse have authority over healthcare choices, benefits, business matters or final arrangements? Does the new union have any gift tax or Medicaid planning implications?
On the other hand, you could be newly divorced or separated and starting a new chapter of life. In this instance, you should update your estate planning documents as soon as possible to ensure the proper people in your life are handling your affairs for the future. It may be time to make updates to your agents or beneficiaries.
On this Life Happens show, hear about the impacts that marriage and divorce can have on all facets of your planning and what you should consider during these important times. Hosted by attorneys Lou Pierro and Caryn Keppler to unveil all this and more.
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