As a young adult you suddenly start to take on responsibilities that can be kind of difficult to wrap your head around. Simply having to pay your own bills as you begin your career as a self-supporting working person can be a rude awakening.
Then when you get married your level of responsibility increases enormously. And of course when you become a parent everything changes yet again.
Even though just about everyone proclaims an indescribable love for their children, a very high percentage of young parents are going through life without an estate plan. This is something that has to change, because as we all know, people die unexpectedly and suddenly for various reasons.
If you were no longer around to support your family financially, they could be faced with enormous economic hardship while attempting to deal with your loss on an emotional level.
There is also the matter of child guardianship to consider when you are the parent of a dependent child. This is important for married couples who have children, but it is perhaps even more essential for single parents.
The intelligent first step is to reach out and make an appointment to speak with a northern KY estate planning lawyer. Your attorney will learn about your family dynamic, listen as you explain your wishes, and assist you as you devise a cogent plan that provides for your loved ones come what may.
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