Most people today know and love someone from a blended family, or come from a blended family themselves. The latest statistics show 46 percent of weddings taking place in the United States today are the creation of a stepfamily. Blended families come in countless shapes and sizes, and can be just as diverse in their dynamics and values. If you are part of a blended family, you are aware of the unique benefits and challenges that can come with the territory. Because they are so unique, the process of protecting your family can be equally challenging. It is therefore important.