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Estate Plans Are For Single Mothers, Too

By April 1, 2015No Comments

The single parent family is a fact of life today. I should know, I am one of them.

I often wondered, with much trepidation, about my assets going to my children if I died prematurely. Who would manage their money and later get their funds to them? How would their future be funded?

I wonder no more. With the help of FOS’s attorneys, I have in place an estate plan specific to my needs and desires, and more importantly the future needs of my children, should the unexpected happen to me.

One critical decision I faced in creating my estate plan was choosing a trustee to manage the assets designated for the benefit of my children. As a divorcee, I was fearful the father of my children might try to control those assets, or someone without financial experience would administer them.

Therefore, I was extremely cautious in choosing a trustee. I wanted someone who understood me and my finances, and who knew how I raised my children and managed my assets. The person I chose is one I trust completely, one who I know can and will do everything possible to carry out my last wishes just as I desire.

Call FOS and have an estate plan created for you. This will allow you the peace of mind you deserve. You’ll be glad you did. I know I am.

(Written by Lila Wittig-Graser)