Living Wills

Get the medical treatment you want—or designate the right person to make any necessary decisions for you—if you're ever incapacitated. Learn more about these important estate planning documents, and decide if one is right for you.

Do I Need a Living Will?

A living will is an important document every adult should complete with thoughtfulness and care. Doing so protects not only you but your family as…

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What Is the Difference Between a Living Will and a Last Will and Testament?

Though they both contain the word "will," these two documents are quite different.

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Healthcare Power of Attorney

The health care power of attorney is a document in which you designate someone to be your representative, or agent, in the event you are unable to…

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Estate Plans and Intellectual Property: What to Consider

Intellectual property is a valuable asset that often gets forgotten in the estate planning process.

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10 Estate Planning Must-Dos Before You Travel

No one likes to think of worst case scenarios before a trip, but there are certain estate planning documents you should have in place before you…

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Estate Planning Checklist

Need help getting started with your estate plan? This checklist will help you understand and keep track of the important documents and elements you'…

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Estate Planning: 11 Things to Do Before You Die

With a bit of preparation you can put your mind at ease now and save your loved ones a lot of trouble later.

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18 Reasons to Revise Your Estate Plan

Reviewing and revising your estate plan is crucial so that your current intentions will be carried out.

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How to Protect Your Assets from Nursing Home Costs

Long-term care can quickly eat up a lifetime's worth of savings, but there are ways to minimize the impact.

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Powers of Attorney and Living Wills: Which is Right for You?

As medical technology advances and life expectancies increase, more and more families have to face difficult end-of-life issues. These two documents…

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