What You Need To Know About Estate Planning For The Non-Traditional Family
October 28, 2010
Historically, most estate plans revolved around the nuclear family structure of husband and wife who were married for the first time and children that were born of that marriage. Over the course of the last 20 plus years, divorce rates have increased, more opposite-sex couples are opting to live together without getting married and there is a greater awareness of same sex couples who are committed to each other. In these situations, the traditional approach of estate planning is not always appropriate.