Remarriage

Remarriage and Your Trust

We see it often in our practice. A couple prepares their estate plan, including a joint revocable trust. One spouse dies, and eventually the surviving spouse remarries. What is the relationship between remarriage and your trust plan? Michael Berezo Michael Berezo lived in Kirkwood, Missouri. He had married Alene Haskell in 1986; the couple had…

Second marriages

Planning Is Essential for Second Marriages

Is your current Mr. or Mrs. Right not your first spouse?  And do you have kids from another relationship?  Second marriages can be wonderfully fulfilling, but step families come with built-in tensions. If this is you, it’s essential to consider an estate plan.  Otherwise, the state of Arizona has a plan, and its rules almost…