Life’s Financial Journeys
Protecting your loved ones financially if you were to die. “What changes do I need to make to my estate plans after my divorce?”
While married you could rely on your spouse to take care of things if you became incapacitated or, worse, passed away. A person’s life insurance planning, estate planning and advance directives all require attention after a divorce.
The following subtasks may assist you in protecting your loved ones financially if you were to die. You will find detailed resources for these subtasks under the links in the right column of this page.
Subtask 1: Life insurance after divorce
Subtask 2: Update beneficiary designations on insurance, retirement plans, and other accounts
Subtask 3: Write a new will
Subtask 4: Designate who will make health care and financial decisions for you should you not be able to do so for yourself
1. Dividing assets and debts
Protecting your loved ones financially if you were to die Subtasks
1. Life insurance after divorce