Married with Minor Children

Married Estate Planning

With Minor Children

 If you created your basic Estate Plan (Will, Durable Power of Attorney, Medical Power of Attorney, and others) when you were a single, or when you first married, you have a great foundation to work with.

Estate plans should be reviewed every two years or when you experience a life change.  However, if your plan has not been updated in years, it is best to create a plan for the life you want for yourselves and your loved ones now.  We are here to give you the framework that will help you achieve your goals!

With minor children, Estate Plans include emergency plans for guardians in the event that you and your spouse or unable to raise your children yourselves; estate plans can often include various forms Will provisions or Trusts that are set up to provide for your minor children as they transition into adulthood.

Frequently Asked Questions

We advise most of our clients to review their plans every two years and update their plans when they experience a significant life event.  But at any time, the Guardian that you and your spouse have nominated can be changed. Living Trusts can also be changed. The important thing is to have a plan in place that will take care of your loved ones. It can be refined at any time.

There’s no short answer or chart for this one. During our consultation, we’ll take the time to discuss your concerns in depth and p.resent you with the best options to meet your needs.