When your eastern Connecticut marriage cannot be saved, you want a team of experienced divorce lawyers Brooklyn CT. For experienced legal guidance in divorce and estate documents, call The Prue Law Group. The Prue Law Group is law firm with over 35 years of experience. Among the many considerations to be addressed are what to do about property, children, assets and investments. Ending your marriage may affect more than your marital status. Under Connecticut law, a divorce may invalidate an existing will or previous estate plan.
If you and your spouse have made estate plans during your marriage, you will want to review the accounts before you file for or finalize a divorce. Make a list of all the paperwork processes that will have to be changed in advance, and bring it with you.
Payable on death accounts can easily be reviewed and new beneficiaries named. These would include checking accounts, savings and investment plans, retirement accounts. When you are the sole owner of the account, it is fairly easy to change beneficiaries.
Since many couples have a commingled will, or no will at all, you will want to draft a new will upon divorce. When trusts are involved, you may need advice from one of our estate planning attorneys. In matters of Power of Attorney, you will not want your ex-spouse to have decision-making power over your finances, health care or other matters.
When you have minor children, you and your soon to be ex-spouse will need to come to an agreement on naming guardians should something happen to both of you.
The attorneys at The Prue Law Group, PC are here to guide you through the unsettling, emotional time of divorce. When Legal Matters….Call The Prue Law Group today at (860) 423-9231.