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…

Can you disinherit your spouse?

Can You Disinherit Your Spouse?

Sometimes people want to leave their husband or wife completely out of their estate plan. But can you disinherit your spouse? Last week we talked about disinheriting family members generally. Not that we’re in favor of it — in fact, few of our clients want to completely disinherit children or other close family members. But…