The Wills & Estate Planning Essentials package includes 4 documents to form a complete basic estate plan. These documents will protect your family, reduce expenses, confusion, and will ensure your wishes are followed both during your life and after your death.
1. Last Will & Testament
A will is critical to appoint a guardian for your children, direct your property to the people you choose, and to avoid confusion and potential family disagreements upon your death. Learn More about Why You Need a Will.
2. Durable Power of Attorney
A durable power of attorney is a common and powerful document that allows you to appoint an agent to conduct specified business on your behalf. Powers of attorney are effective during your life and allow your family and friends take care of your affairs if you are unable. Learn More About the NY Durable Power of Attorney.
3. Health Care Proxy
A health care proxy appoints an agent to make medical decisions on your behalf if you become unable to do so yourself. Learn More About the Health Care Proxy.
4. Living Will
A living will is a set of instructions for your healthcare in specific situations. Living wills express your wishes about continuing, or declining, life sustaining medical treatment. Learn More About Living Wills.