Financial Powers of Attorney

Estate planning is making a plan in advance, naming the people or organizations you want to receive the things you own after you die, and taking steps now to make carrying out your plan as easy as possible later.

A simple trust or will, a durable power of attorney, and a medical power of attorney are important estate planning documents for young adults.

A basic estate plan is essential for everyone. At a minimum, everyone should have three estate planning items in place: an up-to-date will or trust, a durable power of attorney, and updated beneficiary forms.

As digital assets become more common to all of us, it is important to include them in estate plans. These four steps will help ensure you do this properly.

Single people face unique estate planning issues that require advanced planning, time, and the help of an experienced professional.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that over 500,000 elder Americans suffer from financial elder abuse annually.

The state laws that govern estate planning documents such as wills, trusts, medical directives, and powers of attorney are different in every state.

Planning for incapacity involves creating a set of written instructions for how you want decisions related to your assets and healthcare handled should you not be able to make them yourself.

Estate planning issues for unmarried partners to consider for after death estate planning.

Learn about some of the estate planning documents that all young adults (18+) should have.

Learn about what changes to your estate plan should be completed and considered when planning for your divorce.

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