First comes love, then comes marriage -- but then should come a few estate planning essentials. Once the ink on the marriage license is dry, your newlywed clients -- or perhaps your clients' newly married children -- should make a series of moves to protect both themselves and their finances.

One note: Although clients may marry (or remarry) at any age, I'm going to focus here on advice for young, first-time married couples who are starting their financial lives together.

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