For most people, there are four main estate planning issues that are of concern during a divorce: How assets are divided now, and how they will be distributed after deathRe-designation of beneficiariesWhether your spouse will still make decisions for you in the event you become incapacitatedControl and management of certain assets Couples contemplating a divorce…

Even if you think you’ve covered all the bases when it comes to your estate planning, if you haven’t prepared your children for the inheritance they will receive one day, you still have work to do. Parents can find many reasons for putting off this discussion because it can be uncomfortable.  You don’t want to…

We all know that, on average, women outlive men.  What we generally neglect to consider is that they also generally earn less than men and have to manage expenses longer due to their longer life expectancies.  Here are the top 10 estate planning rules for women: Make a will.  A will provides instruction on how…

It is estimated that one-third of American children live in a single-parent household, and single parents are well advised to create an estate plan that provides protection for their children. Having an estate plan can also provide you with welcome peace of mind. Here are the elements of an estate plan designed to help you…