Like many people, you have put off estate planning for years. You've finally decided to settle down and do it, but now you're not sure where to start. It all feels so overwhelming, especially as you deal with retirement and other such events.
One way to transfer your family business to one of your children is simply to sell the company to them before you pass away. They take over ownership, and you don't have to worry about suddenly handing them the company at the end of your life.
It's no secret that divorce has an impact on estate planning. When your marriage ends, you need to make sure your estate plan does not still leave assets to your ex. You need to update your life insurance beneficiary designation. You need to consider who will make end-of-life care decisions for you. And these are just a few examples.