Our Estate Planning Blog
Let’s face it: mortality is hard to think about and death is impossible to plan for. What is doable, however, is getting affairs and assets in order to prevent loved ones from inheriting a headache and legal fees in the event of an incident.
You might be amazed at some of the bizarre places that people put their documents. It would take you a month of Sundays to find the papers if the person had not told you where to look.
Your obligations to your family or loved ones do not stop, even if you have already passed on. If your family, especially your children, are still heavily dependent on you, you can still provide for them through proper estate planning, even if you are no longer present.
If you haven’t looked at your will or estate plan lately, now is a good time to do so.
However, some want you to believe that you need only purchase a form to have an effective estate plan. Using this form, you are told, can save money and — best of all — the form is valid in all 50 states.