Graduation is a busy and emotional time for parents and their children, especially if the child will be going off to college or moving away. Parents may not realize, however, that turning eighteen is even more life-changing for their child than moving into a dorm room or registering for college classes. The milestone of graduation is the ideal time for you to reach out to clients, leads, and referral sources to help parents and their graduates adapt to the legal realities of adulthood. Read on to learn more about how estate planning for young adults can give the entire family peace of mind.
Fall is often associated with back-to-school time, when many clients focus on their children’s educational future. This makes fall the perfect time for estate planning attorneys to remind their clients how important it is to take steps to secure their children’s financial future as well. By incorporating asset protection in their estate plan, clients can not only provide an inheritance for their children but also protect the inheritance from creditors, a soon-to-be ex-spouse, and poor money management that can quickly deplete hard-earned assets.