If you have just gone through the emotional and financial upheaval of a divorce, the last thing on your mind is contacting an attorney to make changes to your estate plan. Yet, it is essential that you review and update your estate documents to reflect this major life change. During the divorce process, you likely dealt with property division, and possibly child custody and spousal support. Your estate plan should reflect changes. Otherwise, your assets could be distributed in ways you neither expected nor intended. [Read more…]
Dying without a Will is called dying “intestate.” What this means is that your intentions as to who inherits your assets, who administers your estate, and who acts as guardians for any young children are determined by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.