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Do you want financial peace for your blended family?

David Edwards, experienced estate planning attorney and co-author of The Smart Stepfamily Guide to Financial Planning, gives you 10 tips to avoid money drama and successfully plan for your blended family's future. 

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Who Is David O. Edwards?


David O. Edwards is an estate planning and elder law attorney based in Springfield, Illinois. He has practiced law for more than twenty years and has extensive experience working with families who have concerns about passing their estate to their loved ones as well as providing long-term care for their parents and themselves. He also coaches blended families on legal and financial issues and is the co-author of The Smart Stepfamily Guide to Financial Planning. David speaks regularly at Ron L. Deal's Smart Stepfamily events. He and his wife, Michelle, have two children. 

Attorney David O. Edwards

Who Is David O. Edwards?

Attorney David O. Edwards

David O. Edwards is an estate planning and elder law attorney based in Springfield, Illinois. He has practiced law for more than twenty years and has extensive experience working with families who have concerns about passing their estate to their loved ones as well as providing long-term care for their parents and themselves. He also coaches blended families on legal and financial issues and is the co-author of The Smart Stepfamily Guide to Financial Planning. David speaks regularly at Ron L. Deal's Smart Stepfamily events. He and his wife, Michelle, have two children. 

Why should Dave coach your blended family?

He's been there.

Dave has worked directly with many blended families over the years. He knows the unique challenges they face. This first-hand experience gives him unique insight into the stressors, financial and emotional, that come with bringing two families together.

He's experienced.

Over the last 11 years, Dave's firm has created estate plans for thousands of clients. He has extensive experience using legal and financial tools to help people secure their family's future, achieve their goals, and shape a lasting legacy.

He's a passionate educator.

Both of Dave's parents were school teachers, so it's no surprise his law practice is uniquely focused on educating his clients. Through workshops, videos, and his blog, Dave never stops helping his clients understand their best legal and financial options.

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Why should Dave coach your blended family?

He's been there.

Dave has worked directly with many blended families over the years. He knows the unique challenges they face. This first-hand experience gives him unique insight into the stressors, financial and emotional, that come with bringing two families together.

He's experienced.

Over the last 11 years, Dave's firm has created estate plans for thousands of clients. He has extensive experience using legal and financial tools to help people secure their family's future, achieve their goals, and shape a lasting legacy.

He's a passionate educator.

Both of Dave's parents were school teachers, so it's no surprise his law practice is uniquely focused on educating his clients. Through workshops, videos, and his blog, Dave never stops helping his clients understand their best legal and financial options.

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What Dave's clients have to say...

"Working with Dave was invaluable. You literally cannot put a dollar amount on the peace of mind we have now.” – Chad G.

"Dave is extremely caring and shows it through his listening skills and thoughtful responses.” – Sue and Jim W.

"David explained and answered all of our questions. He was very patient with us. John and I are at ease now...Thanks again, David.” – John & Irene

What Dave's clients have to say...

"Working with Dave was invaluable. You literally cannot put a dollar amount on the peace of mind we have now.” – Chad G.

"Dave is extremely caring and shows it through his listening skills and thoughtful responses.” – Sue and Jim W.

"David explained and answered all of our questions. He was very patient with us. John and I are at ease now...Thanks again, David.” – John & Irene

Are you ready to take action today for your blended family's finances?

Blended Family Finances - 10 Tips to Getting Started

Download Dave's "10 Tips to Get Started: Avoid Money Drama and Plan for Your Future" today for free. It contains 10 action steps you can take to put your blended family on the path to financial stability. 

The Smart Stepfamily Guide to Financial Planning

Money issues are a frequent source of conflict in all marriages. But blended families are a monetary minefield. However, proper blended family money management can make money an asset to your relationship, not a liability. The authors use over 50 years of combined financial planning and blended family educational experience to help you envision your combined financial future and plan for how you'll get there. You'll discover practical ways to merge your current financial realities and protect your marriage while doing so.  

Attorney David O. Edwards

Dave is available to coach your blended family in merging your finances successfully. Whether you are engaged, newly married, or have been married for many years, individual coaching may help you make wise choices and gain peace of mind about your blended finances. Dave’s coaching is often done via phone or video conference. Some families have one or two coaching sessions, while others request more extensive guidance in addressing their "togetherness." Click to find out more and request an appointment.  

Are you ready to take action today for your blended family's finances?

Blended Family Finances - 10 Tips to Getting Started

Download Dave's "10 Tips to Get Started: Avoid Money Drama and Plan for Your Future" today for free. It contains 10 action steps you can take to put your blended family on the path to financial stability. 

The Smart Stepfamily Guide to Financial Planning

Money issues are a frequent source of conflict in all marriages. But blended families are a monetary minefield. However, proper blended family money management can make money an asset to your relationship, not a liability. The authors use over 50 years of combined financial planning and blended family educational experience to help you envision your combined financial future and plan for how you'll get there. You'll discover practical ways to merge your current financial realities and protect your marriage while doing so.  

Attorney David O. Edwards

Dave is available to coach your blended family in merging your finances successfully. Whether you are engaged, newly married, or have been married for many years, individual coaching may help you make wise choices and gain peace of mind about your blended finances. Dave’s coaching is often done via phone or video conference. Some families have one or two coaching sessions, while others request more extensive guidance in addressing their "togetherness." Click to find out more and request an appointment.

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