The end of a marriage will bring about significant changes in a person's life, but it is important not to overlook the potential changes that also need to be made to an existing estate plan. When a person separates from or divorces a spouse, he or she likely does not want that person as a beneficiary or making medical decisions on his or her behalf. Tennessee readers would be wise to make the estate planning changes necessary to protect their interests.
For young adults in Tennessee, some things in life may not feel urgent. Estate planning, for instance, is often eschewed by young adults -- particularly millennials -- because the idea of dying not only feels far away, but is also an uncomfortable thought. However, setting aside these feelings of discomfort to craft a comprehensive estate plan is essential for everyone regardless of age.