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The Post-Divorce Checklist: The Obvious and Not So Obvious

Ensure nothing slips through the cracks for your clients, post-divorce.

Recently divorced individuals may not be in the mindset to move on. Once a divorce is final, they may want a break from paperwork, lawyers and other professionals, or even thinking about finances. Although that is a normal reaction, the weeks and months immediately post-divorce are important, and a failure to take certain steps could have significant consequences. Professionals guiding recently divorced individuals must be prepared to ensure nothing slips through the cracks post-divorce, so their clients have financial peace of mind. This topic will also explain concrete steps the recently divorced should take to get on the right track financially to take control and make the most of their finances. This information is critical for attorneys, estate planners, business owners and financial planners.

92 minutes
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Agenda

Post-Divorce Financial Checklist

  • Review Your Final Judgment/Decree and Agreements for Executory Tasks
  • Retitle Assets/Bank and Financial Accounts
  • QDROs

Removing Tax Considerations Post-Divorce

  • Do I Need a Trust? If so, Why?
  • Revocable vs. Irrevocable

Consult a Financial Advisor

  • Budgeting
  • Tax Issues
  • Retirement Planning
  • Insurance
  • Investments

Name Change

  • Passport
  • Driver's License
  • Credit Cards
  • Loans
  • Professional Licenses
  • Social Security Administration

Estate Planning

  • Simple Will vs. Pour-Over Will
  • Trusts
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Designation of Pre-Need Guardian
  • Medical Directives

Post-Divorce: Substituting a Trust for Alimony After 2019

  • Why Would We Need a Trust and Why Would We Set It Up After the Divorce?
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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on February 11, 2021.

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  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Areas of Professional Practice 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.5 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.50 hours. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, LLC. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     
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Christine Lynne Derr

Christine Lynne Derr

Harris, Hunt & Derr, P.A.

  • Shareholder attorney at Harris, Hunt & Derr, P.A. in Tampa Florida
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of marital and family law
  • Regularly presents on topics related to family law, collaborative law and domestic violence
  • Published regularly in Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine on family law issues
  • J.D. degree, University of Florida; B.A. degree in history, University of California at Berkeley
  • Can be contacted at 813-223-5421or [email protected]
Natalie A. Roberts

Natalie A. Roberts

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP

  • Of counsel at Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of tax law and estate planning
  • Conducts occasional seminars and workshops on such topics as divorce taxation, asset protection, and general issues in estate planning
  • Written articles and blogs related to the areas of tax law, business law and estate planning
  • Tampa Chamber of Commerce Leadership Tampa Class of 2018; Leadership Tampa Alumni, Women of Influence and Programming Committees; Estate Planning Council of Tampa Bay
  • Economic Club of Tampa; Florida Bar; Hillsborough County Bar Association; American Bar Association; and Minnesota State Bar Association: Tax, Probate, Trust and Estate Planning, and solo/small firm sections; League of Exceptional Women; The Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women; and USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy
  • J.D. degree; LL.M. degree in taxation, University of Florida Law School
  • Can be contacted at 813-225-2500 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 407604
Published 2021
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