You Need To Update Your Plan After Divorce

Call (720) 513-2299 to schedule a free consultation with estate planning attorney Jeff Althaus or Cristyn Kelly.

Our law firm receives many questions concerning whether or not individuals need to update their trust or their will after a divorce. The simple answer is yes, you absolutely need to. You could rely on the law to decide how your things will be transferred, however, making up your own mind and deciding how you want things to go will guarantee that your wishes are carried out, rather than simply hoping the law does it for you.

Common Planning Questions Following Divorce

We can answer many questions regarding your will, trust and other estate planning documents following a divorce, including:

  • Will my ex-spouse still inherit from me?
  • Where will my property go after I pass away?
  • Who will take care of my children if I pass, especially now that I am divorced?
  • What do I do with my retirement accounts and investments after a divorce?
  • Who will make medical and financial decisions for me if I am incapacitated?

Divorce raises many questions. Attorneys Jeff Althaus and Cristyn Kelly can provide you with the answers. Make sure your plan is in order following your divorce, not only to protect you, but your children and the rest of your family as well.

Speak With an Estate Planning Lawyer After Your Divorce – Serving Northglenn, Longmont, Thornton & Surrounding Areas

No matter how amicable or how stressful your divorce was, there will still be unanswered questions regarding your plan for the future. Our team will help you put a solid will or trust in place to ensure that you and your assets are protected. Consult with our law firm for guidance through this time in your life.

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The topic of estate planning can be difficult to discuss, especially since mortality is one of the main topics. At our compassionate law firm, we understand this and many of the other sensitive issues that arise when resolving estate planning concerns. You can rely on our experience to lead you through these complicated matters with an open and honest mind.


We love getting to know our clients and their families. It brings a smile to our faces to know that we help preserve what you have worked so hard to earn while being able to pass it on to your future generations.


Althaus Law prides itself on its dedication to the Colorado community. Not only do we volunteer more than 10 hours a month to local nonprofit organizations, but we also strive to be a completely green firm. Further, we donate a percentage of all profits to charities.


Estate planning and probate are all we do. We focus day in and day out on staying up to date on the latest estate planning and probate laws. At Althaus Law, we are constantly researching the newest techniques and strategies that can save our clients and their families money in the long run.