The birth of children, death of a family member, second marriage, divorce, illness, name changes, etc., is by no means indicating a sequence of life events. Nonetheless, most human beings experience more than one of these in their lifetime.
Including your fluctuating – and hopefully improving – financial and healthcare situation are all big changes. They don’t occur in a vacuum. Other areas of your life are also impacted by a big change. For instance, the birth of a child changes your priorities completely.
Given that your life changes with time, your estate plan is also subject to change and updates. Granted, that not every single life event needs to be considered, but the big ones do. If any of the following events make an appearance in your lifetime, estate planning review is necessary.