Estate Planning - 5 Life Changes That Call for an Estate Plan Review

Estate Planning – 5 Life Changes That Call for an Estate Plan Review

Forbes Magazine recently ran an article entitled, “Five Life Events That Require An Estate Planning Review.”

Here will be the 5 life events Forbes listed which could trigger a necessity to analyze your estate plan.

  1. Getting married
  2. Divorce or death of your spouse
  3. Purchasing or refinancing a home
  4. New accounts
  5. Children changes

The basic document of each estate plan is a revocable living trust.

A revocable living trust is a very flexible document. If you have the wording ideal, you will not want to do much change, if any.

Let’s take Children Changes by way of example:

You can say with your trust that you’re planning to cover all of your children, whoever these are, at the time of the time you pass away.

Or, in case you are already past childbearing age, and you are now considering having grandchildren, you can report that your grandchildren are going to be beneficiaries.

You need not name all of them, and you do not have to change your trust or your will whenever your household grows by another child.

What about purchasing or refinancing a property — or finding a new account?

You do not have to improve your will or maybe your trust each time you change an account or if you purchase a house.

But everything you do need to do is put them in the proper title.

The title of a property, by way of example, should be put inside the name of your respective trust, if you have trust.

And the title on a forex account-usually a great investment account needs to have your revocable living trust because of the holder of this account.

Sometimes the beneficiary on a retirement account can be the trust.

If you receive a new account, only make sure you add it to …

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