Single Estate Planning (with children)
Estate planning involves documents that will protect and provide for you and your loved ones.
Commonly, estate planning is associated with multi-generational, large, traditional families; but estate planning for singles, or those in non-traditional partnerships is just as important, if not more so.
- Frequently Asked Questions
If I have full custody of my child and have nominated a Guardian, and something happens to me, will the other parent or the Guardian I nominated gain custody?
If the other parent is fit, the court will likely award custody to the other parent over your nomination.
Should I name my minor children as a beneficiary?
We will be happy to discuss better strategies for your life insurance policies and other assets you may wish to pass to your minor (eventually adult) children.
- Understanding Estate Planning
- In 2017, the U.S.Census reported that over 45% of American adults are single.
Estate planning is just as important for you as it is for your married counterparts!
If you’ve recently been through a divorce, you may find this article about the effect of divorce on your will/trust and beneficiary forms helpful.
As a single person with children, you will definitely need to consider guardianship in your estate plan. This article is for you.
If you’re curious about how Will-Based Plans and Trust-Based Plans are different, this is one of our most popular articles.
& video shorts about the Last Will & Testament
We hope that this collection of blog articles on estate planning topics may also be helpful.