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Besides a will, what other estate planning documents should I have?

The types of estate planning documents you might need are wholly dependent on your unique situation. We typically recommend the following additional documents: – Health Care Power of Attorney – sometimes known as a “living will,” this document allows you to appoint a representative to make health care decisions for you if you become incapacitated.…

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Wouldn’t it be cheaper to use an online will-drafting service (ie. LegalZoom™)?

Online will-drafting and DIY legal services like LegalZoom™ have become quite popular. But, just like the cookie-cutter “default” of a state’s intestacy laws, the online services cannot ensure your loved ones are provided for after your death exactly the way you desire. Potentially worse than that, online DIY Wills are untested, are usually not state-specific,…

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Why do I need a will?

Discussing your Will and reasons for needing one is not a particularly fun topic. While a Will can give you peace of mind, the best reasons for drafting a Will are your surviving loved ones. When drafted properly, a Will takes into account your unique, personal assets and your relationships with the people in your…

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