In the midst of overwhelming changes, newly divorced individuals often don’t think about ensuring they have their legal affairs in order in terms of future planning. If you are a legal professional who supports clients through the divorce or dissolution process, you might wish to highlight the following considerations to your clients as part of your support package.
A trusted accountant is often one of the first professionals an individual will turn to when they take on the role of executor. This is especially the case if the accountant had first-hand knowledge of how the person who has died managed their finances. Support with assessing and understanding the finances of an estate can be extremely valuable.