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What is estate planning?
BREAKING DOWN ‘Estate Planning’. Estate planning involves planning for how an individual assets will be preserved, managed, and distributed after death. It also takes into account, the management of an individual properties and financial obligations in the event that s/he becomes incapacitated.
Do I need an estate planner?
As your estate grows in size, estate planning becomes more complicated and the need for a professional becomes greater. This is especially true if you have children under the age of 18 who would need to be provided for and taken care of.
What does an estate planning attorney do?
An Overall Estate Plan: Estate planning attorneys often work with clients in a more comprehensive way, by assessing an individual’s estate, asking about preferences and life goals, and advising on the client’s options. Like many other legal specialties, estate planning law overlaps with various practice areas including the following:
How can FindLaw help with estate planning?
The resources in FindLaw’s Estate Planning Center can help you identify your estate planning needs, recognize potential solutions, and locate an experienced Estate Planning attorney to help you at every step of the estate planning process. Most estate plans include a last will and testament and a power of attorney.