Ohio Estate and Probate Q&A: How to Plan an Estate with a Second Marriage?

Second marriages and estate plans

The laws involving estate plans were written a long time ago without the twenty-first century family in mind. Because of this, even writing down what you want isn’t enough sometimes. When you have children from a previous marriage, there are unintended consequences even if you have an estate plan that states your desires.

In this episode, we will discuss some of these unintended consequences. We will also discuss what you need to do to ensure that your desires are specifically met.

You create estate plans to protect your family. However, every family is different. Therefore, you want to take steps that consider this fact. Estate plans come in many shapes and sizes. You should discuss your estate plan with a lawyer. This allows you to create an estate plan that contours specifically to your family’s needs