Your wedding is over, and the day was absolutely perfect. You went away on your honeymoon with your new spouse and had the time of your lives. Now you are back and can breathe a sigh of relief and watch the rest of the years ahead unfold before your eyes. Well, not so fast. Now that your honeymoon is over, there are several things you should be mindful of to make sure that the legal and financial parts of your life properly reflect your newly married status.
As you start living happily ever after, make sure to attend to these post-honeymoon to-dos during the first few days (or even weeks) after your wedding. This will help you enjoy the memories of your wedding and honeymoon for years to come. The following Georgia estate planning checklist can serve as a reminder of some, but not all, of the tasks to which you should give your immediate attention:
In addition to the above, if you decide to legally change your name make sure to notify the following institutions:
We are here to help guide you through the estate planning process and to make sure that the financial and legal aspects of your life correctly match your new marital status. This Georgia estate planning checklist is a great start but if you need additional help, please contact us today at (678) 809-4922 or get our book, Estate Planning for the Modern Family, to learn about how we can help you enjoy your wedded bliss with financial and legal security.
Mr. Farrell is the author of Estate Planning for the Modern Family: A Georgian’s Guide to Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney. You can learn about his book here and learn more about John here. Join the more than 1,000 people who subscribe to his Newsletter here. Feel free to send John a message here.