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3 Reasons Why You Must Rewrite Your Estate Plan After A Divorce

Challenged By A Divorce

After a divorce, many people can feel challenged by the circumstances of their new situation. Even for couples who split up after the children have left the house, it can still feel like a life changing event for those involved.

When Couples Separate But Do Not Divorce

Unique Circumstances For Separated Couples

Every year, millions of married couples decide to go their separate ways. While their reasons may vary, some couples choose to live apart but do not go through the divorce process. Regardless of the reason, couples who separate but do not divorce can face unique circumstances if one of them passes away.

When Couples Separate But Do Not Divorce

Unique Circumstances For Separated Couples

Every year, millions of married couples decide to go their separate ways. While their reasons may vary, some couples choose to live apart but do not go through the divorce process. Regardless of the reason, couples who separate but do not divorce can face unique circumstances if one of them passes away.

What Should I Do After Someone Dies? Part 1

My Loved One Just Passed Away, What Should I Do?

When a Loved One dies, the shock and anxiety can paralyze a family. Often things which should be done right away are ignored while the family is coping with its grief. However, preventive steps taken now can avoid regret later. Here are steps 1-5 on our Ten Things To Do In The First 24 Hours After Someone Dies series.

My Doctor Said I Will Die Soon-Should I Give Away My Possessions?

A Major Decision To Make

When a person is informed by their medical professional that he or she is going to die soon, one of the major issues that he or she has to face is how to handle their bank accounts, retirement plans, real estate, and other assets.

My Stepfather Is Stealing My Inheritance!

A Tale Of A Minnesota Stepfamily

Here is a tale about a Minnesota stepfamily, which can happen all too often in reality. After Dad passed away, Mom lived by herself for a while and eventually met someone new. Six years ago, she remarried; this time to a man who was very different from her first husband. Her two adult children, Jeff and Jenny, did not get along with their new stepfather Seth, Mom's second husband.

Joint Account To Pay For Moms Care

Daughter Is Put On Elderly Mom's Bank Account

Putting a sibling's name on Mom's bank account can be a very bad idea. The solution seemed simple, as Mom was in poor physical and mental health. Daughter Amy was put on as a joint owner on Mom's $300,000 account. Amy's three brothers thought it was a good plan so that Mom's bills could be paid and her medical needs could be taken care of.

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