Do you need to change your will and other estate documents following your divorce to keep your ex-spouse from receiving anything? In this article, we discuss what to do with your estate plan after going through a divorce to ensure that your assets are still protected. We cover the following questions about divorce and estate planning:
- What is protected in my Iowa estate plan when I get a divorce?
- Do I need to update any information following my divorce?
Divorce in and of itself is a very difficult process. During your marriage, you and your spouse have likely become intertwined financially.Additionally, you may have undergone estate planning, drafting a will that includes your spouse in it. While it’s often overlooked in the divorce process, these documents are important to look at both during and following a divorce.
What is protected in my Iowa estate plan when I get a divorce?