Estate Planning And Divorce Attorney
If you are going through a divorce or have just had your divorce finalized, you are likely thinking about the next phase of your life. When thinking about the future, think about your estate plan. This may be the right time to make some modifications.
At Dwire Law Offices, P.A., we help divorced individuals draft, change or modify their wills to better reflect the change in circumstances. Our Lakeville, Minnesota-based law firm can help you through this important process.
How Does Divorce Affect Estate Planning?
If you were married, it is likely that your spouse was your primary beneficiary. If you got a divorce, however, you may need to think about how you now want your estate to be distributed.
- Who do you want to serve as your executor?
- Who do you want to leave certain assets to?
- Who do you want to grant power of attorney to now?
Failing to update your estate plan could lead to bitter disputes among your family members and ex-spouse after you pass away. By taking the important step of modifying your estate plan now, you will remain in control of the process and limit the likelihood of future disputes.
If you have never drafted a will, there is no better time than the present. Especially if you have children, a will can help lay out your wishes for protecting their futures.