Consult with The Prue Law Group, P.C. when you want experienced divorce lawyers Coventry CT. The decision to divorce is not an easy one. When you are preparing to dissolve your marriage, it is critical to change estate planning documents. Our legal team will guide you in protecting your estate and your heirs prior to a divorce.
Review Your Will and Other Documents
Changing the beneficiaries on your payable on death accounts can be the first things you can address. Many checking, savings, and investment accounts bypass the probate process. If you are the sole account holder, the paperwork is fairly easy. The process with life insurance policies is a simple change of beneficiary designation. If you and your spouse have trusts, you may need some help from a professional estate planning attorney.
If you have ever signed a form giving Power of Attorney to your spouse, you may want to file documents revoking those powers. You will probably not want your ex-spouse to make important medical decisions on your behalf or access your finances. Consider designating someone else as your medical and financial power of attorney.
By taking action regarding your estate before and during your divorce, you can ensure better financial protection for yourself and your heirs.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.