Did you know that 65% of Americans are now members of a blended family?1
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Blended families are increasingly common in the U.S. in light of the high rate of divorce and remarriage. It is likely that many of your clients have blended families and, consequently, face unique estate planning issues for you to consider as their attorney.
For example, parents that have children from a previous marriage often want to provide for these offspring. Likewise, if they have remarried, they frequently want their new spouse and any children from that marriage to inherit as well. Estate planning for blended families can become extremely complex.
1Blended Family Research and Statistics. http://www.thebondedfamily.com/blendedfamilystatistics
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