Divorce and Estate Planning – 3 Issues

Divorces are hard, and the process can easily overwhelm anyone getting divorced. But it’s important to remember during this difficult time that you will definitely need to speak to your estate planning lawyer about how you will need to change your plan after you finalize your divorce. Just as with any other significant change in your life, you will need to revise your estate plan soon after you get divorced. You created a plan that matched to your needs as a married person, and now that you are single or soon-to-be single, you will need to create a new plan that addresses your needs as a newly divorced person. Here are three issues you should consider. Your Medical Directives When married couples in California make advance directives, they typically choose their spouses to act as their health care representatives. Your representative is responsible for making your health care decisions should you become incapacitated and need someone else to make decisions for you. Representatives c


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