Losing a loved one can be overwhelming and emotionally draining. And in the wake of that loss, money may be the last thing on your mind when making arrangements and picking up the pieces.
Of course, there’s no one right way for you and your family to address the most common issues that arise when faced with a loss. And while many decisions can be postponed while you’re grieving, we understand there are practical matters that may need your attention right away.
Your main concern should be your own well-being and that of those you love but there are some practical matters that may need your attention:
There are a number of decisions you will begin to face in order to start focusing on life again:
Consider whether or not you’ve made the necessary preparations for your own future.
Regardless of the circumstances, parting ways with a spouse is emotionally and financially challenging. While the financial and legal realities of being newly single will be different for everyone, planning ahead can make what will undoubtedly be a painful time a little easier. We can work with you and your team of professional advisors to help protect your interests before, during and after your divorce. And when it comes time to stand on your own, we’ll be there to help you see the possibilities more clearly.
Regardless of your situation, careful preparation not only helps with the financial and emotional stress now but also for the long term.