Living Wills

  • Is a trust better than a will for you?

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    Trust and will preparation can be a potentially emotional subject, as it deals directly with estate planning—and estate planning generally means we must confront our own mortality, which few people find to be a pleasurable task. Trust and will preparation must be tailored to your personal and particular situation because what is right for you could be completely wrong for another.


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  • 5 things you should know about probate and wills

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    The vast majority of probate cases revolve around Americans who are age 60 and over, so seniors need to be especially cognizant of probate and wills and all the issues surrounding them. Many of us are a little fuzzy on exactly what probate is although for general purposes it is the process which disposes of your estate after you die. The probate and wills subject is one that many people prefer to ignore—then wish they had not. If you want to ensure that your assets go to your heirs as you have directed, then probate and wills are an essential part of your senior estate planning.

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  • Creating a living will online

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    While there is much confusion regarding living wills and whether or not you need an attorney to draft the will for you, the reality is that by creating a living will online you can save a substantial amount of money. Of course you can hire living will attorneys to draft your document, and if you currently have a trusted family attorney this would probably be the best thing to do.

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  • Things you should know about working with living will attorneys

    Oct 22, 2018 | Posted by the Editor, SeniorInsider

    Living will attorneys can be an invaluable asset when you are attempting to get all your senior affairs in order. While few of us jump at the chance to prepare a regular will or a living will, these are all necessary parts of retirement planning. According to an AARP survey, 40% of Americans who are over the age of 45 have not made a will of any kind, and are prime candidates for a visit with living will attorneys. Bear in mind that creating a living will is actually one of the most critical things you can do to protect your loved ones against having to make tough decisions about your healthcare, should the need arise. 

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