Estate planning is complicated enough for two people who have stayed married. If you get divorced, it adds a number of new wrinkles that have to be considered.
You and your spouse are splitting up. Your spouse doesn't work, but you've been saving money for retirement for all 10 years that you've been together. Does your spouse have a claim to that money?
You got life insurance when you and your spouse were married. Naturally, your spouse was the one who you named as the beneficiary. If you passed away, he or she would get paid.
Once your divorce is finalized, you might think that you are done with having to think about anything related to it. This isn't the case. You have to think about your estate plan because there is a very good chance that you will have to revamp this plan.
Going through a divorce is draining, both emotionally and financially. When you add children to the picture, a divorce can be traumatizing for all parties involved. There are various aspects of a divorce that can cause stress to boil over, including the division of assets and determining who will have custody of the children. Here's how you can protect your assets from your ex after divorce.
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Divorce can be devastating for some emotionally and financially. For those who were not in charge of the finances when married, divorce can be downright frightening. You are literally having to start from scratch. If you have recently gotten divorced, here's how you can find financial stability in Ohio.
Divorce changes just about everything -- including how you may want to distribute your assets to your heirs once you are gone -- or even who you consider to be your heirs.
You and your spouse get married and you're wildly in love. You make a will, and your spouse is obviously the beneficiary, getting everything you'd leave behind. Five years go by. The marriage fizzles out and you get a divorce. In the chaos and all of the other paperwork, you forget about your will entirely.
Divorce is never a popular topic of conversation for couples, even for those who have had trouble in their marriage for quite some time. When you and your spouse decide it is time to file for divorce you will want to know how it will affect your investments in Ohio.