Estate Planning, Wills, Probate

Estate Planning, Wills, Probate

An estate plan may include: a will, living will, health care surrogate, durable power of attorney, and pre-need guardianship.

Will:
A last will and testament covers all you assets and their distribution upon your death.

Living will:
A living will is a document that tells others, your wishes as to health care.

Health care surrogate:
You can appoint someone to make medical decisions for you in the case you become incapacitated.

Durable power of attorney:
If you are unable to make financial decisions, you can elect someone you trust to make decisions for you.

Preneed guardianship:
If you are unable to take care of yourself and your finances, you can elect someone to make those decisions, through a court process.